Sunday, 11 March 2012

Prison works?

I'm grateful to Ben McLeish for introducing me (and I suppose many others) to the Stanford Prison Experiment in his talk 'Out of the box' at The Friends Meeting House in Euston on Saturday 10/3/12. I will post more details of Ben's talk when available.

The experient used innocent volunteers to be both guards and inmates at a specially constructructed test prison.  The outcomes astounded the experimenters and will astound you.

This link goes to the conclusions section of the experiment's website.

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