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Unformatted text preview: Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiment o 1932-1971 o Very poor area, mostly African American o Studied natural progression of untreated syphilis o Told the participants they were being treated Stanford Prison Study o To see what prison life can do to people psychologically o Guards to keep order without violence o Became a guard: Power Hungry Controlled everything Looked for ways to humiliate prisoners o Become a prisoner: Powerless o Supposed to run for 2 weeks Ran for 6 days A prisoner went mentally insane (hives, demanded a lawyer, and tried to escape)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08