Conform to the Norm
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How would you feel if you had to go to prison? Would being an inmate change you? Or could you rise above the circumstances? Phillip Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment suggests the answer may surprise you.
Here’s what went down. Law-abiding, emotionally stable, and physically healthy college students were randomly assigned the role of either inmate or guard to live in a simulated prison for 14 ...