‘In an era of genetics, are psychological studies of environmental influences irrelevant?’

The term ‘era of genetics’ emphasises the fact that we have been living in a period of genetics right from the time of the famous scientist Mendel, who first looked at genetic inheritance in the offspring of plants and now we are able to apply his theory and understand why we as humans inherit particular … Continue reading ‘In an era of genetics, are psychological studies of environmental influences irrelevant?’

Book review of ‘Obedience to authority: An experimental view by Stanley Milgram (1974)

The study of obedience lies within the broader context of social psychology. Obedience is a universal phenomena, it exists everywhere but has often been overlooked and overshadowed by studies of conformity. Thankfully, Stanley Milgram’s work disentangles the key components of obedience, and eradicates the myths attached to it. Milgram is seen as a pioneer of … Continue reading Book review of ‘Obedience to authority: An experimental view by Stanley Milgram (1974)