The Stanford Prison Guard Experiment Reveals That Personality Is Not Innate but Caused by the Situation or Surrounding



The Stanford prison guard experiment done by Philip G. Zimbardo is one of the most well known psychology classics. The experiment is critiqued on ethical grounds because the participants suffered emotional and even physical abuse but it still is extremely insightful and important. 

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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous HuxleyComplete Essays 2, 1926-29 (via feellng)
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Even death has a heart. Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (via feellng)

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My favourite translator said that when she was an ambassador for Hungary she took all these Japanese politicians on a tour and she was trying to circumtranslate ‘merry go round’ cause she didn’t know the Japanese word for it by calling it a ‘horse tornado for children’ and they had no blessed idea what she was saying and she finally started running in circles going up and down and they go ‘ohhhhh, in Japan we call those ‘merry-go-rounds’”

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PLAGUE ROCKS THE KINGDOM — The new King and Queen of France, Francis (Toby Regbo) and Mary (Adelaide Kane) are plummeted into chaos after the Black Plague ravages the land and creeps inside the castle, threatening lives and the stability of their new rule. Francis finds himself on the wrong side of the quarantined gates, with Lola (Anna Popplewell), as they try to make their way back to safety. New and murderous foes are introduced as nobles grasp for power, pressuring Mary — and Catherine (Megan Follows) — even as the death count rises. Meanwhile, Kenna (Caitlin Stasey) and Bash (Torrance Coombs) find themselves separated; Kenna’s life endangered as she risks all to save their young ward. Greer (Celina Sinden) is forced to watch Leith (Jonathan Keltz) move on with a new love and is shocked to realize he’s involved with her fiancé’s daughter. Fred Gerber directed the episode written by Laurie McCarthy (#201). Reign 2x01 “The Plague” synopsis (via fuckyeahmaryandfrancis)

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