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- Bridge the world. Matthews, Robert // New Scientist;01/26/2002, Vol. 173 Issue 2327, p14
Reports that research team from the New York-based Columbia University plans to use the Internet to repeat the year 1967 study conducted by social psychologist Stanley Milgram who developed the concept 'six degrees of separation.' Use of electronic mail systems to test the concept worldwide;...
- THE MAN WHO SHOCKED THE WORLD. Blass, Thomas // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p68
Features Stanley Milgram, a U.S. social psychologist. Research conducted in July 1961 to expose the external social forces that have powerful effects on human behavior; Educational background; Influence of the work of social psychologist Solomon Asch on the work of Milgram.
- Mind if I cut in? Bozzi, Vincent // Psychology Today;Apr87, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p67
The article reports on a field study carried out by psychologist Stanley Milgram and his colleagues to examine the responses of people, standing in a line in public places, towards people who intrude between the line from outside.
- Just do what the pilot tells you. Dalrymple, Theodore // New Statesman;07/05/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4443, p37
Ponders on the dangers of determined opposition to authority. Importance of authority in communal living; Psychological advantage of a person who is against authority; Influence of parental upbringing on a person; Implication of a study conducted by Stanley Milgram on the issue.
- Milgram's Obedience film and attributions of responsibility. Drout, Cheryl; Vander, Tracy // Psychological Reports;Oct93, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p595
Examines the effects of the film `Obedience,' by Stanley Milgram on attributions of responsibility for the outcomes of destructive behavior carried out in compliance with the demands of an authority figure. Demonstration of authority figure's power to command obedience; Psychology students as...
- Tips for Readers of Research: Beware the 'Classic Study' Bracey, Gerald W. // Phi Delta Kappan;Apr2002, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p642
Comments on two research studies as of April 1, 2002. Examination by Judith Kleinfeld of Stanley Milgram's 'Six Degrees of Separation' study that gave rise to the idea that everyone is separated from everyone else by usually no more than six links; Inability of Kleinfeld to replicate the study;...
- The Power of Coincidence. Bowditch, Peter // Australasian Science;Apr2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p46
Reflects on the power of coincidences. Reason there are no coincidences in pseudoscience. Discussion of a hypothesis known commonly as six degrees of separation, once proposed by psychologist Stanley Milgram.
- Six Degrees of Separation: Urban Myth? Kleinfeld, Judith // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p74
Talks about the six degrees of separation concept of U.S. psychologist Stanley Milgram, from a small-world experiment in May 1967, wherein his subjects could reach anyone in the country through a chain averaging just a few people. Problem on determining the number of acquaintances needed to...
- Six Degrees of Speculation. Wright, Karen // Discover;Jun2002, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p30
Focuses on the small-world problem conundrum in the U.S. Participation of psychologist Judith Kleinfeld in reviving the social-cum-mathematical conundrum; Letter mailing activity of social psychologist Stanley Milgram; Claims of Milgram on the number of social intermediate links.