Philip Sidney

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  • Observational Research: The Stanford Prison Experiment

    Many individuals don’t know how much research there is in sociology, in sociology there is a research method they follow to get results. Case Study Research is when an investigator studies an individual or even a small group with an untypical condition or situation. Next is survey research which demands interviewing or administering questionnaires or written surveys to massive number of people. Observational research requires instantly observing subjects reactions either doing a laboratory in a…

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  • Stanford Prison Experiment Research Paper

    The Stanford Prison Experiment was conducted by Phillip Zimbardo, a psychologist who wanted to test the conflict that volunteers would experience when put in situations where they were not in control. This experiment took men of the same ages and put them in a “prison” setting, giving them each the label of either guard or inmate. By grouping these men together in separate categories it demonstrated a form a social control. According to James Henslin, author of the book “Sociology: A Down- To-…

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  • Why Is The Stanford Prison Experiment Unethical

    The Stanford Prison Experiment The Stanford Prison Experiment is unethical and inhuman. It is also evidently a product of poor decision-making. If the scholar involved had considered using two individuals to take the roles of primary experimenter and prison superintendent, the experiment would not have advanced to the levels it did. Moreover, this independent individual would have interfered with the direction the experiment was taking. The experiment also shows the importance of an oversight…

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  • Compare And Contrast Abu Ghraib And The Stanford Prison Experiment

    This paper will focus on two comparable instances of treatment within a prison atmosphere. One event is the Stanford Prison Experiment which is considered a renowned study conducted at Stanford University in California. The other is the Abu Ghraib prison scandal known for its controversy in 2004 surrounding the treatment of its prisoners during their incarceration there. In this paper I will provide details regarding each and ultimately compare how the abuse is similar to or different from what…

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  • Compare And Contrast Milgram Experiment And Stanford Prison Experiment

    Humans are social animals. For numerous years they have been evolved to be aware of their environment and act accordingly. The group environment affects the fundamental ways of their thinking. They say unimaginable things and do unthinkable things. Some are good, some are bad, and some are purely evil. The Milgram Experiment and Stanford Prison Experiment (Zimbardo) shows the dark side of human nature and demonstrates that under the social pressure, even a truly rational person can ignore his…

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  • Comparing Zimbardo's Observation And Prison Experiments

    The general reaction that I had toward this study was disgust and disappointment. The disgust was directed toward the relationship between authority figures and the inmates. Be it the guards or the "prison" superintendent, there were major flaws in this study that opened a flood gate of unethical practices. As for the disappointment, that reaction was solely triggered by the Zimbardo, the "prison superintendent". The manner in which these young men were allowed to treat their peers for the sake…

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  • Stanford Prison Study Experiment Philip Zimbardo

    The Stanford Prison Study Experiment took place from August 14 - 20, 1971. The experiment was held in the basement psychology building of Stanford University, where a fake prison was set up. Professor Philip Zimbardo led the experiment along with fellow graduate researchers, trying to figure out how the humans react to a situation where they a powerless. They picked several white male middle-class students to take part in the experiment. Half of the students were chosen to be “guards” and the…

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  • How Would You Respond To Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Experiment?

    individuals. Would they obey these orders? Or would they see how far they can take things before they are caught or told not to? With Zimbardo’s Stanford experiment we can see first-hand how a group of men with said power behave. In 1971 the study by Philip Zimbardo was constructed in the hope to analyze how regular people will react when given some power in a set environment and to show how a group of men will react when given a very broad task. A total of 24 college students were offered $15…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Stanford Prison Experiment

    Stanford Prison Experiment displayed unethical conduct that would not take place in today’s society and displayed the conforming of roles. First taking place in the 1970’s, the film “The Stanford Prison Experiment” involved a psychologist by the name of Philip Zimbardo who conducted the study. He went on to gather twenty four “healthy” college…

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  • The Importance Of Sound In Music

    Sound is integral to the world; even in a quiet space there is very rarely the complete absence of sound. Often sound is related back to the daily activities of people, cars roaring down the streets or the bustling noise of the voices of a crowd. Sound is also commonly found to be a pleasant addition to daily life through music on the radio or through the sounds of animals and nature. However, the sound in certain locations can also offer a glimpse into the context of the space and illustrate…

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