Topic: The Stanford Prison Experiment
For this week’s discussion, review the Stanford Prison Experiment. This is a famous psychology experiment to measure the effects of perceived power and how this could impact behavior. It is an important study of how law enforcement officers and corrections offices can abuse their position and violate both ethical standards and laws.
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