Zimbardo Stanford Prison Experiment

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Zimbardo was a psychologist was interested in spreading out its research partner, hence we can understand how situational variables influencing human conduct. In the experiment they wanted to understand how players react in an environment that simulated a prison. Zimbardo wanted to know if people who were "good" could remain so in a situation of evil, and how the roles that a person must meet influence their conduct. A mock prison was built in the field of psychology at Stanford University, 24 students were chosen to fill the roles of prisoners and guards. They were selected from 70 volunteers as they received no criminal history, psychological or medical problems. They were paid fifteen dollars a day, and the experiment would last between
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