The Stanford Prison Experiment

Fangirls, a large part of psychology classes are learning about past experiments along with their strengths and weaknesses. One experiment that did not go as planned, was the Stanford Prison Experiment. An experiment on the abuse of power, the Stanford Prison Experiment showed how quickly people could go from street clothes to abusive guards. A movie was made, last year, bringing this 1971 experiment back into the limelight.


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