- Created by: hannahrunciman
- Created on: 12-03-19 10:42
Stanford prison experiment:
· Zimbardo set up a mock prison in the basement of psychology department at Stanford University. They advertised for students willing to volunteer and selected those deemed 'emotionally stable'.
· The students were randomly assigned the roles of guards or prisoners.
· To heighten the realism of the study, prisoners were arrested at their homes by the local police and delivered to the 'prison'. They were blindfolded, *****-searched, deloused and issued a uniform and a number. (Stripped of any Individuality).
· There was a strict divide between prisoners and guards.
· There were 16 rules prisoners had to follow, enforced by guards who worked in shifts, three at a time.
· The prisoners names were never used,…