1. Exquisite Tweets from @katydec, @natekornell, @NicoleMMcNeil, @CholeraFan, @tcarpenter216, @ChrisPolPsych, @david_m_amodio, @alexanderhaslam, @WilCunningham, @Samfr

    PreoccupationsCollected by Preoccupations

    Missing tweet: 1006673891962613761

  2. Missing tweet: 1006674677320830977

  3. Missing tweet: 1006675624864505856

  4. Missing tweet: 1006676468678709250

  5. Missing tweet: 1006677494743920640

  6. Missing tweet: 1006678306379493377

  7. Missing tweet: 1006679277830574080

  8. Missing tweet: 1006680158735134721

  9. Missing tweet: 1006680813335965696

  10. Missing tweet: 1006681635255971845

  11. Missing tweet: 1006682487844691968

  12. Missing tweet: 1006684146129915904

  13. Something also not often discussed about this study is that it was conducted during the prisoners rights movement where prison violence was normative/expected because of the media coverage. Ps enacted this. But only some.

    Reply Retweet Like

    katydec

    Dr. Katy DeCelles

  14. Is the audio publicly available? I want to hear it too

    Reply Retweet Like

    natekornell

    Nate Kornell

  15. Missing tweet: 1006709395357687808

  16. We shouldn’t be leading students to lump Milgram’s experiment in with Zimbardo’s, should we? There were certainly ethical problems with Milgram’s study, too, but his basic finding has been replicated multiple times.

    Reply Retweet Like

    NicoleMMcNeil

    Nicole McNeil

  17. Missing tweet: 1006720880532172801

  18. Missing tweet: 1006721223399796746

  19. Would love to assign this recording in my class. Please do provide the link if it’s available.

    Reply Retweet Like

    tcarpenter216

    Tom Carpenter

  20. Missing tweet: 1006879387256532992

  21. On the Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) bombshell:

    I also attended Haslam's excellent talk and heard the tapes; indeed, they’re shocking. It's clear the SPE was an elaborate production; "subjects" were coached on how to act and informed about the intended results.

    1/7

    Reply Retweet Like

    david_m_amodio

    David Amodio

  22. Missing tweet: 1006959009822322690

  23. Listen to this: Zimbardo's Warden meeting with Guard in SPE (start @ 8:38) purl.stanford.edu/wn708sg0050

    Is it
    A. Guard conforming naturally to role
    B. Experimenter engaging in identity leadership—presenting brutality as necessary for worthy ingroup goals
    C. Neither

    D. See results

    Reply Retweet Like

    alexanderhaslam

    Alex Haslam

  24. Missing tweet: 1007040251104243718

  25. A major difference of course is that the prisoners could leave at any time in the replication. With that, the guards have no power whatsoever. I wonder if there would be a way with modern IRBs to have a replication where the prisoners really couldn't leave.

    Reply Retweet Like

    WilCunningham

    Wil Cunningham

  26. Missing tweet: 1007289857025159170

  27. Another debunking of the already pretty thoroughly debunked Stanford Prison Experiment.

    Reply Retweet Like

    Samfr

    Sam Freedman

    There's a book to be written about the group of psychologists - like Zimbardo, Stanley Milgram (who did the electric shock compliance experiment), and Solomon Asch - who created an incredibly influential literature around conformity and evil.

    Reply Retweet Like

    Samfr

    Sam Freedman

    All of them were immigrants or children of immigrants writing in the aftermath of the horrors of WW2. All had political views around the subject that led them to push their conclusions far further than the evidence allowed.

    Reply Retweet Like

    Samfr

    Sam Freedman

    Yet their studies continue to be cited in pop psychology and media because they speak to a deep fear we all have about our capacity for collaboration with evil.

    Reply Retweet Like

    Samfr

    Sam Freedman