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2. what was the procedure

  • there were ethical issues
  • guards were brutal
  • mock prison with students randomly assigned as guards of prisoners
  • participants conformed

3. the stanford prison study investigated:

  • conformity to social roles
  • rebellion
  • obedience to authority
  • compliance

4. the roles of guard and prisoner were decided

  • randomly
  • on a first come first served basis
  • by the reserchers
  • by asking participants to volunteer

5. what statement best describes the behaviour the prisoners

  • they support each other
  • they became more withdrawn and anxious as the study progressed
  • they made it hard for the guards to enforce the rules of the prison
  • they resisted the cruelty of the guards throughout the study


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