They took part in the study as “guards.” Correct. Some critics argue that by allowing the “guards” to be cruel to the “prisoners,” Zimbardo and his fellow researchers violated the ethical code of the APA by failing to protect thestudy’s participants from harm.Saved moments ago. SaveMultiple Choice QuestionIn addition to anxiety and humiliation, what psychological loss or suffering does Zimbardo admitthe participants in the study may have experienced?post-traumatic stress disorder major depression loss of innocence loss of contact with family Correct. Zimbardo admits that the participants in the study may have experienced a loss of innocence.Saved moments ago. SaveMultiple Choice QuestionAccording to Zimbardo, what were the long-lasting effects on the students who participated in the study?The long-term effects were negative for the “guards”; they suffered from depression and guilt because of what they did to the “prisoners.”
The long-term effects were positive; they learned how to exert control over other humans, which benefited their future careers in law enforcement. The long-term effects were positive; they learned about themselves and human nature, and participating in the study benefited their education. The long-term effects were negative for the “prisoners”; they suffered from extensivephysical pain, which prevented them from living normal lives. Correct. Zimbardo states that the participants reported that it was a “valuable didactic experience.”Saved moments ago. SaveMultiple Choice QuestionIn the video, researchers Zimbardo and Haney are both critical of their own behaviors during the course of the experiment. What do they admit they did wrong?They admit that they were influenced by the situation and should have ended it earlier. They admit that they personally harmed the “prisoners” physically and emotionally. They admit that they told the “guards” to be as cruel as possible to the “prisoners.” They admit that when some “prisoners” asked to leave the study, they refused to allow it. Correct. Zimbardo and Haney admit that they were influenced by the situation and should have ended it earlier.How do the terms stereotype and discrimination relate to the term prejudice?
oThe concepts are essentially identical, and the terms are used interchangeably.oStereotypes produce prejudice and discrimination. oPrejudice and stereotypes are elements of discrimination. oStereotypes and discrimination are components of prejudice. oCorrect. Prejudice is the more general term for a negative and unfounded attitude towards a group. It typically consists of stereotyped beliefs about that group and discriminatory actions towards them. Negative emotions like anger or fear are usually also a component of prejudice.
- Spring '14
- Stanford prison experiment, Philip Zimbardo, Milgram experiment, Multiple Choice Question