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"My Journey from Evil to Heroism"
An Evening with Dr. Philip Zimbardo
- Psychology Club Speaker Series

Flyer for event.

Professor Zimbardo will take us on a fascinating journey from the depths of hell to inspiring heavenly realms in this multimedia presentation of his lifetime research on evil and his current life project of creating a nation of everyday heroes.

Download the flyer (8.5x11) (PDF, 2.9 MB), the poster (11x17) (PDF, 5.9 MB), or the brochure (PDF) for this event.

Warning: This presentation contains graphic images of violence and cruelty, as well as some nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.

Stanford Prison Experiment with a star-shaped police badge.In the famed Stanford Prison Experiment in 1971, psychologist Philip Zimbardo demonstrated that randomly chosen, everyday people could turn into sadistic monsters under specific conditions. Since then, he has attempted to convince the world that, more often than we think, it is the situation/pressures we're exposed to that dictate our behaviors, whether good or bad. View the video by Philip Zimbardo about the Stanford Prison Experiment.

Book cover: The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil by Philip Zambardo.Dr Zimbardo's worst fears came true with the recent abuses at Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq, and in his book The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil, he tries to help us comprehend what went wrong, as well as teaching us how to prevent such evil from happening again.

Learn more: Dr. Philip Zimbardo’s Biography (PDF).

Video: About the Stanford Prison Experiment

Narrated by Philip Zimbardo.

(Video is captioned; no transcript.)
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