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Does the Milgram experiment produce different results for people who believe the final voltage is deadly?

Link to Wikipedia article on the experiment. This line in the first paragraph catches my eye: These fake electric shocks gradually increased to levels that would have been fatal had they been real. ...
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How does obedience correlate with the Big 5 factors of personality?

I am looking for correlations for any Big 5 traits with obedience. Are there any research reports on this, available for me to read?
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Have there been any recent replications of the Hofling hospital experiment?

In the original Hofling hospital experiment (1966): A person would telephone a nurse, saying that he was a doctor and giving a fictitious name, asking the nurse to administer 20 mg of a ...
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