Standford Prison Study

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I choose the immunization study over the Stanford prison study as having the greatest negative impact (or should I say potential negative impact. The Standford Prison Study (Leithead, 2011) The Standard prison study, although shocking, affected a finite number of individuals. According to Professor Zimbardo, the author of the study, Fewer than 24 students (9 guards + 3 alternatives and 9 prisoners + 3 alternatives) plus the professor and assistants directing the study (Zimbardo 2016) . Although a number of students suffered breakdowns, everyone survived (Leithead, 2011). I could detect no major flaws in the experiment, however, it did expose major lapses in judgment from a moral perspective. Psychological torture is still torture. The…show more content…
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