History Of Psychology: The Stanford Prison Experiment

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One of the most infamous experiments conducted in the history of psychology was the Stanford Prison Experiment. The main objective of this experiment was to see what effects would occur when a psychological experiment into human nature was performed. As I read through the material provided, I noticed that my thoughts on the matter were similar to many; that it was a complete failure as a scientific research project. However, his findings did provide us with something much more important that is still being talked about today; insight into human psychology and social behavior. The Stanford Prison Experiment began just like any other, with a general question: “Would someone who is put into a negative environment be able to control their behavior
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