E10 Would you Electrocute Someone for the Sake of Science? Intermediate French Podcast

June 26, 2017

Learn Authentic French in Context. No Grammar, just Real-Life Topics.

Very few psychological experiments became as famous and controversial as Milgram’s.

Stanley Milgram, born in a Jewish family in the Bronx, was deeply affected by the horrors of the Holocaust. After earning a Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University, he started a series of experiments to understand how so many Human Beings could commit such atrocities.

His terrifying results were an electroshock both for the public opinion and the scientific community. Although his methods were highly criticized, the Milgram experiment became an object of fascination and a source of inspiration for many books, movies, documentaries, etc.

Among those was a French-Swiss version of the experiment realized in 2010 that you can watch in this documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w_nlgekIzw

This podcast is designed for intermediate French learners who want to get a better grasp of the language by listening to interesting topics.

You can find the transcript of this episode here: www.cottongue.com/podcasts

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