describe the six forces that shape decision making and lead people to make questionable choices
DISTANCING FROM RESPONSIBILITY
In the milgram studies, participants drew the line too narrowly.
participants claimed they wanted to stop shocking the learner, but they felt forced into doing so by the authority; however, the authority did not make threats towards them, did not use force, and explicitly had no power to punish them for failure to follow orders.
Some teachers hesittated in the experiment and said they were uncompfatble continuing with the shock applications because why did not want responsibility for what might happen to the learner
After the authority figure mentioned that he would be accountable for their actions, the participants went on shocking the learner at higher levels.
- Conclusion: Individuals as long as they can pass the buck and not be solely responsible for an action that is being pushed on them by an authority at times will act without conscious