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271. Stanford Prison Experiment

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This Psychology Factsheet outlines and evaluates the well-known social psychology study of behaviour known as the Stanford prison experiment. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the worksheet gives you the opportunity to apply what you have learned to exam style questions. Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  • Demonstrate your knowledge of the aims, procedure, findings and conclusions of the Stanford Prison experiment.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of dispositional factors.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of situational factors.
  • Critically evaluate the Stanford Prison experiment in terms of its strengths and limitations.

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September 2021

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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