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5.3.6: Optional- Social Psych Experiment Videos

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  • Two famous experiments in social psychology and related TED Talk by Dr. Phillip Zimbardo:

    1961 Milgram Shock Experiment

    1971Stanford Prison Experiment (warning graphic images and language; comparison to Abu Gharib)

    2008 Dr. Phillip Zimbardo’s TED talk on the psychology of evil – “Evil is the exercise of power.”

    Essential Question: Why would the American Psychological Organization develop a Code of Ethics (Links to an external site.)?

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