Behind The Shock Machine

It may come as a surprise to many of us that shock experiments, that is, administering electric shocks to people, were used at La Trobe University in Melbourne during the 1970s.

However a new book, ‘Behind The Shock Machine’, sheds some light on the controversial experiments which were performed behind closed doors.

Tim Brunero spoke to psychologist and the book’s author, Gina Perry.


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Producer: Kristen Theologou

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