History of ethics

Timeline created by jessica828
  • 6,500 BCE


    The drilling of the skull to release demonic spirits without the participant's permission
  • Period: to


    Homosexuals, Jews, and blacks were subjected to starvation, sleep deprivation, unnecessary surgeries pretending to be research
  • Rat conditioning

    B.F Skinner used electrical shocks to operant condition rats
  • Nuremburg

    Principles were set in place to guide future research on human participants.
  • Sparky

    The milgram experiment also used electrical shocks but this time on human participants.
  • Tear room study

    Humpheries pretended to be homosexual and observed behaviors that happened in these homosexual clubs
  • Stanford

    A mock prison was set up and was documented how reasonable people could become unreasonable when backed by ideological authority