The Stanford Prison Experiment Psychology Essay

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The human mind is a very complex organ which contains many psychological components that are infinite to comprehend. Social constructionism is a field that can be broken down into two different paths, socials and psychological behavior. The two films the Stanford Prison Experiment and The Hunting Ground are good examples of both of these processes.
The topics of these films are very relevant to the field of psychology due to their contribution to our everyday psychological brain functions. The film, The Stanford Prison Experiment, is an excellent modern-day example of social constructionism. The film expertly portrays the sheer intensity of the psychological effects that a prison would have on the minds of people. As well as how, over an extended time period, the volunteers would begin to act out in undesirable behavior. From the way that they acted out, to the ways that some of them retreated into themselves.
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That they should be cold, strict, and unnervingly verbally abusive. Time upon time in the film, the volunteer guards were verbally abusive of their power with the prisoners. They often gave them punishments such as, physical exercise, sleep deprivation, as well as revoked their privileges, smoking, parole and comfort items like bedding. In one case they even as far as refusing to provide glasses to one of the prisoners.
The making of a social is something that happened in both films. In the Stanford Prison Experiment, there were many different socials, which included the prisoners, guards, and the administrators of the experiment. There are also different positions inside of a social, that of which being the leaders: Dr. Zimbardo, 3208, and John Wayne, and those of their followers, fellow experiment committee, prisoners and
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