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Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of time

Psychologist Philip Zimbardo says happiness and success are rooted in a trait most of us disregard: the way we orient toward the past, present and future. 451 more words

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Are You Past-, Present-, or Future-Oriented? It Matters.

I’ve been intrigued by animated talks from the great peeps at RSAnimate. This one is a talk by  Philip Zimbardo called, The Secret Powers of Time.  185 more words

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How good people turn evil - From Stanford to Abu Ghraib

The Abu Ghraib Prison photos from Iraq of Western soldiers torturing Iraqis shocked many, though perhaps not Philip Zimbardo, the psychologist responsible for conducting the… 20 more words

What Everyone Needs to Know about Why Good People Do Bad Things.

In 1971, Dr. Philip Zimbardo and his team at Stanford University conducted an experiment designed to understand the development of norms and the effects of roles, labels, and social expectations in a simulated prison environment.   329 more words

Experimenting 'The Experiment'

Experiment!!!  We all, at some point in time, have experimented in some way or the other. Edison experimented to invent the light bulb. Galileo experimented to become the father of modern physics. 610 more words

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