On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:00:27 -0700, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:

there still must be an avenue for an independent researcher to verify those results.

There is such an avenue. Moreover, it is the traditional one in science: Try to replicate the experiment.

I might not qualify as an "independent researcher" but I certainly thought someone like Milgram or Bishop would. 

Of course they qualify. All they have to do is try to replicate the experiment.

--Lou Talman
  Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
  Metropolitan State University of Denver