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Stanford Prison - Michael Samuels 10/21/07 Sociology 001...

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Michael Samuels 10/21/07 Sociology 001 Stanford Prison Project Questions 1. This is a very tough question because it is hard to imagine the environment you’d be in and what that would do to your mentality. Personally no matter the situation, I can’t picture a situation where I would take the experiment seriously, so I would probably have been a guard who would do little favors for the prisoners. 2. They probably had a tough time keeping a balance. They didn’t want to take things too seriously and over the top but at the same time didn’t want to go against the wishes of the guards who were taking things very seriously. Their conscious probably played a role as well as their understanding of their position in the experiment. Regardless of how serious they think they should be taking it 3. I believe I would have endured the experiment. I would have not let their antagonistic approaches get to me, and would have done whatever they wanted me to do. I would know it was an experiment and that they wouldn’t be able to
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Minnich during the Fall '07 term at GWU.

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