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.)?