The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Look Back with Psychologist Dr. Phil Zimbardo

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Have you ever wondered why good people can do bad things? Maybe it’s not that we all have badness in us, but that circumstances and surroundings exert such pressure that resistance is futile.

This week I interview Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the Stanford psychology professor who conducted the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment. He explains what happened in the experiment, why he had to cut it short, and what lessons we can apply from the experiment to modern-day occurrences such as the Abu Ghraib prison and the treatment of people by ICE. Zimbardo also explains how to avoid sliding down the slippery slope to evil.

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The Standford Prison Experiment

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The Real Lesson of the Stanford Prison Experiment

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The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Look Back with Psychologist Dr. Phil Zimbardo

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