Institutional agression - situational forces

  • Created by: abigail
  • Created on: 02-04-14 11:50

Institutions: Police, Security Services + military+ criminal and terrorist groups 

Tow different forces: Situational and individualistic/dispositional forces 

Situational Forces 

Zimbardo: Stanford Prison Study (self selected sampling) 

  • 24 male participants- physical and psychological testing, no participant was more agressive than the other
  • random allocation of particpants (guards or prisonners) 
  • Guards were told not to use physical violence 
  • Power of…


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