Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

A Prison By Any Other Name

No description
by

on 28 October 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of A Prison By Any Other Name

Further Research/Application
The Abu Ghraib prison incident is a prime example of the prison study at work. In that situation young soldier sadistically attacked prisoners in ways that cannot be said. We can see how innocent normal people can change into vicious creatures.
Significance/Critiscm
This study like Milgrim's study of obedience this study was very controversial. It brought about a very big debate on prison reform.
Summary
Philip Zimbardo started his study at the Stanford University psychology department basement. He wanted to create a similar environment of a prison so he hired a an ex convict to help with the structure of the prison. They used the basement as their jail. They changed the classrooms to cells and the hallway into a prison hall. The closet became the solitary confinement room.
The Question???
What happens to a person in a given situation such as a prison
By Wayne George
A Prison By Any Other Name
Dr. Philip Zimbardo
Participants
They advertised for participants in the local paper paying fifteen dollars. They were screened for any criminal problems and psychological problems.
Procedure
Prisoners were arrested at the start of the project. They were booked, fingerprinted, and blindfolded. Then they were thrown into their cells. They were given smocks with their numbers on them. The guards wore guard-like uniforms. They also wore sunglasses to look menacing. They didn't have any training, but they just had to control the prisoners.
Results
The guards were able to control the prisoners by using creative measures such as withholding privileges, and giving them at random intervals as to divide and conquer them. Zimabardo planned this study for 2 weeks, but he had to end the study in 6 days due to how drastically everyone had changed. "The guards" were actually now guards. "The prisoners" were now actually prisoners. Even Zimbardo was actually going into his role as a Prison Superintendent. His study was a success.
Learning
From this study I learned of how a situation can change a person, and make them something that they are not.
Full transcript