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Standford Prison Experiment

In the post Holocaust era, the question of how normal people could commit such horrid acts to one another haunted the American psyche.  Like Stanley Milgram, Philip Zimbardo (1971), wanted to see how normal people could commit such horrid acts. … Continue reading

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Milgram Experiment

In the post Holocaust era, the question of how normal people could commit such horrid acts to one another haunted the American psyche.  Stanley Milgram decided to investigate this occurrence, in what turned out to be one of the most … Continue reading

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