Analysis: The Stanford Prison Experiment

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This experiment went wrong and led to mental problems. These problems became so extreme that the experiment was discontinued after 6 days instead of 2 weeks. The Stanford Prison Experiment called into question the idea of Good vs Evil. The experiment showed how situational journey can cause an individual to “compromise” their beliefs. This change in behavior lead to psychological conflict among the “guards” and “prisoners.” The main psychologist that conducted this experiment’s name is Philip Zimbardo and he was one of the psychologist’s at Stanford University.
The people that took part in this experiment were all students at Stanford and they got paid $15 a day if they did the experiment. The main psychologists in this experiment interviewed the
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But the guards won’t let the prisoners tell their parents that they are being tortured and beaten. The guards had the prisoners write letters to their parents but they never shipped the letters out so none of the letters got to their parents. The guards got so mean and rude to the prisoners that they started to have mental breakdowns because they started to I believe that they were in prison. This caused The Stanford Prison Experiment to end after 6 days instead of lasting 2 weeks. This experiment affected the prisoners so much that those prisoners had to get a therapist to help them with their problem. If this experiment was done today Philip Zimbardo would be arrested for abuse because this experiment is very illegal. This experiment helped prove Philip Zimbardo’s theory could good people turn evil and the answer is yes. The power goes to your heads because in the 6 days that the guards were awful to the prisoners the next week they were all best friends again and no one mistreated anyone. When they were interviewed later they all said that they didn’t know what came over them but they had power and the

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