Essays Tagged: "Philip Zimbardo"

A Critique Of the Stanford Experiment

of history.'The Stanford experiment was performed by psychologists Craig Haney, W. CurtisBanks, and Philip Zimbardo. Their goal was to find out if ordinary people could becomeabusive if given the powe ...

(2 pages) 227 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Any interpretation of obedience to authority, whether good or bad, or examination of the phenomenology of obedience to authority will lead a reader to make judments on human nature.

or maybe even both, and the characteristics they portray represent who they are. In the Milgram and Zimbardo experiments, volunteers were chosen to participate in a group project. Of the two experimen ... or placed in a prison, and the scientists were able to observe the subjects' behaviors. Milgram and Zimbardo's experiment was psychologically disturbing and harsh. The way scientists treated their sub ...

(6 pages) 233 0 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

THis essay is about American Prison Reform, the many changes, as well as both sides of the issue- DOes it need to be reformed? It also concludes and solves the issue.

entire penitentiary structure. In 1973 a psychological experiment was completed by Craig Haney and Philip Zimbardo with a group of psychologically healthy, normal, and mentally sound college students ... Controversies. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, Inc., 2000. Pp 64-141.4.Haney, Craig and Zimbardo, Philip. "The Past and Future of U.S. Prison Policy: Twenty-five Years after the Stanford Prison Expe ...

(8 pages) 423 2 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Experiments on Obedience and getting opinions after pressure.

iculum, 7th ed. Eds. Laurence Behrens and Leonard J. Rosen. New York: Longman, 2000. 357-362.Meyer, Philip. "If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably." 1970. 20 Oct. 202.Milg ... lum, 7th ed. Eds. Laurence Behrens and Leonard J. Rosen. New York: Longman, 2000. 343-355.Zimbardo, Philip K. "The Stanford Prison Experiment." Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, 7th ed. Eds. ...

(8 pages) 240 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Informed Consent among prisoners-Ethics

prison. We certainly shouldn't deny them that.There was a case study done on this matter. In 1971, Philip Zimbardo conducted an experiment for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judic ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

An Evaluation of the Haney, Banks and Zimbardo 1973 study

EvaluationStudy: Haney, banks and Zimbardo (1973)A study of prisoners and guards in a simulated prisonKey issues/Theme : EthicsEcologi ... mindful of the potential permanent psychological damage, he did little to prevent it. By the point Zimbardo did stop the experiment some damage may have already been caused e.g. a fear of authority.I ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Stanley Milgram's experiment with obedience and Philip Zimbardo's prison stimulation. How they fit in early approaches of modern psychology, were they ethical and would they have been conducted today?

After reading about Stanley Milgram's experiment with obedience and Philip Zimbardo's prison stimulation, I was amazed at how far the psychologist took these experiment ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Stanford Prison Study done by Philip Zimbardo,discuss how Zimbardo's findings apply to similar real-life events happening today. Be sure to find and present examples

The Stanford Prison Study done by Philip Zimbardo in my opinion is a real life experiment that used every day occurrences to provide r ...

(1 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Friendship and the theories of Friendship.

Friendship is defined by Philip Zimbardo as a relationship between people characterized by intimacy but not by passion and co ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.2 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comparitive Critique of Stanley Milgram's Prison Experiment and "The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism" by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak.

ion. Eds. Laurence Behrens and Leonard J. Rosen. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005. 302-304.Zimbardo, Philip G. "The Stanford Prison Experiment." Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum. 9th Edition. ...

(6 pages) 112 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ethics in Research

such an extreme that the ethics of the study are discussed for hundreds of years. Haney, Banks, and Zimbardo's (1973) study unlocks a Pandora's box of questions pertaining to the serious effects roles ... l Principles of Psychologists andCode of Conduct. American Psychologist.Haney, C., Banks, C., & Zimbardo, P. (1973). A study of prisoners and guards in asimulated prison. Naval Research Review, 26(8), 233-242.

(4 pages) 146 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Authority and Obedience should always be questioned

en performed, some of the most renowned being Milgram's electroshock teacher/learner experiment and Zimbardo's prison experiment. History is stricken with examples, from the large scale of Nazi German ... . At least, that's what one might conclude from the Stanford Prison experiment conducted by Phillip Zimbardo. Zimbardo was a Stanford professor who wanted to do an experiment on the effects of prison ...

(14 pages) 202 3 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Influence Of Social Forces Upon Individuals.

attitudes, and actions? This is the question that psychologists Solomon Asch, Stanley Milgram, and Philip Zimbardo set out to answer in their 20th century, highly scrutinized, social experiments. Sol ... eve this pressure and anxiety gave in to the group or it¡¦s leader. The results of the Philip Zimbardo prison experiment strengthen this notion by showing that through conformity and obed ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Stanford Prision Experiment

Philip Zimbardo, a world-renowned psychologist at Sanford University, conducted the landmark psychol ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Crossing The Line Question Posed By Instructor: Describe how The Stanford Prison Experiment relates to an event in history.

t happened at Abu Ghraib by taking a closer look at The Stanford Prison Experiment conducted by Dr. Philip Zimbardo in 1971. In this experiment a group of young men answered an ad in a local newspaper ... ccountable, let's just hope that we are never put into that situation ourselves.Work CitedZimbardo, Philip. "The Lucifer Effect." New York: Random House, 2008Zimbardo, Philip. "The Stanford Prison Exp ...

(6 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Inherent Evil in Mankind

y authority figures who pushed them into performing acts that differed from their personal values. (Zimbardo) The end results were shocking. After taking polls from college students, psychiatrists and ... our innate righteousness and decline conformity when confronted with misguided obedience.Reference: Zimbardo William Golding's Lord of the Flies

(4 pages) 1395 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Summary of Stanley Milgram's Prison Experiment and "The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism" by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak.

48; people,” (Szegedy-Maszak p. 174). The first experiment, conducted by Stanford psychologist Philip Zimbardo, attempted to mimic a real life prison scenario with students impersonating actual g ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critique of Psychological Experiments and Subjects

sist tolerable dehumanizing authoritarian and power left them unsolved? Well, at least this is what Zimbardo came to think of and tried to find the root to authoritarianism. He is a psychologist who d ... king the mock prison experiment was "to study the effects of imprisonment upon volunteer research" (Zimbardo, 345). Zimbardo wanted to learn how prisoners and guards resist against one another. He fur ...

(8 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Conformity and Obedience

e context to understand the experiments that social psychologists Solomon Asch, Stanley Milgram and Philip Zimbardo conducted to explain conformity and obedience. Solomon Asch's experiment in "Opinion ... nded upon to meet those goals. Another important study in the area of social roles and obedience is Philip Zimbardo's "Stanford Prison Experiment." A group of 21 college men were divided into two grou ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Book review on zimbardo prison study

gy of PersonalityPSY 216Franklin MoraisIntroductionIn the classics' book review assignment, I chose Philip Zimbardo's famous research article on the study of psychological effects of role-playing as g ...

(10 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology