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Unformatted text preview: 1/3 of guards turned sadistic, no intervention by the rest Mental and emotional breakdown of several prisoners Overall, total role immersion by both guards and prisoners Necessary Conditions Depersonalization Lack of experience Poor command structure/leadership Lack of rest/cycling off-duty Low accountability/high secrecy Frederick stated. We had no support, no training whatsoever. And I kept What to conclude from Prison Study ( and other studies of roles)? Listen to Zimbardo talk about his own research- what is the message he gets across? Conclusions from Studies of Roles Importance of situation in influencing behavior In particular, in: Prescribing appropriate/inappropriate behaviors Alerting you to what is important, and what is to be ignored Comments on whether people are a certain type of person but recognize interaction between people and the situation....
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- Fall '08
- Social Psychology