Psychology In The Movie Zootopia

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Psychology In The Movie “Zootopia” -How does the labeling theory influence on building Nick’s identity- “If the world 's only gonna see a fox as shifty and untrustworthy. There 's no point in trying to be anything else” is a quote from Disney movie “Zootopia” (Zootopia). Usually, Disney movies are more than children animations and deliver lessons to both adults and children. The movie, various animals live in “Zootopia”, which is a mammal metropolis, pinches a discrimination of our society by personifying animals. People commonly experience that movies, books, family, and friends influenced them. Aristotle says “Man is by nature a social animal” to stress that a cultural, political, and physical interactions among human are necessary. In…show more content…
The Stanford prison experiment is one of disturbing experiment in human history. It is planned by Philip Zimbardo to grasp causes of conflicts between military personnel and prisoner. In August, 1971, He builds mock prison under the Stanford University’s basement and constructs two weeks experiment. He recruits a sample from common people and allots participants into two groups, prisoners and prison officers, by random assignment. Surprisingly, both groups adapt to their assigned role, even none of them has a mental disorder or an idiosyncrasy: the prison officers become authoritative, assaulting and abusing prisoners, and the prisoner obey to ridiculous edict and become passive and pessimistic. Day by day, the situation is getting worsen and worsen, and experiment ends on the sixth day. Philip Zimbardo proves that social roles and norms can manipulate an individual demeanor (Zimbardo). Herbivores attach a stigma, which Nick is cunning. It acts as a social role and controls the Nick behaviors or beliefs therefore he decides to play a role granted by herbivores. The Stanford prison experiment advocate the fixed label impinges building Nick’s
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