Essay on Stanford Prison Experiment

Do Opposites Attract?

Do opposites attract? Am I more likely to be interested in someone with the same similarities or someone different than myself? In order to answer these questions, or at least address them, we will look at a study published in 2007 titled “Multiple Mediators of the Attitude Similarity-Attraction Relationship: Dominance of Inferred Attraction and Subtlety […]

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The Stanford Prison Experiment

Ethics in psychological research and testing is one of the most important issues today. The Stanford Prison Experiment, conducted over 40 years ago, brought these ethical issues into the limelight and remains one of the most controversial studies in the history of studying human behavior. This paper aims to define ethics, describe risk/benefit ratio, provide […]

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Milgram (1963) destructive obedience

Milgram (1963) claimed that destructive obedience is not a consequence of moral weakness or an evil character; rather it is a response to a particular set of situational factors. Evaluate this statement. In order to evaluate this statement it is important to first understand what Milgram meant. This essay will first consider what is meant […]

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