Philip Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment

Stanford Prison Experiment

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Stanford Prison Experiment

Imagine being harassed, humiliated and dehumanized daily. Imagine the screeching sound of a whistle piercing your ears at 2:30 am, forcing you up and out of bed. Imagine your name and identity being stripped from you to be replaced by a cold, unfeeling number. Imagine there’s no way out. Now imagine you signed up for this.   The famous Stanford prison experiment was conducted by Dr. Zimbardo in 1971. Little did he know what he had unleashed when he designed the study. Curious to answer the question, what happens to good people when put in evil places, he decided to simulate a prison...

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