The Method Section: The Stanford Prison Experiment

00:00 – Introduction

01:07 – Methodology of the experiment

03:41 – Conclusions drawn from the experiment

04:41 – Why was it controversial?

09:40 – What if the experiment was to be done again?

12:54 – Their experiment

17:50 – Take-aways from the episode

19:19 – Ending and outro

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Episode Description

This week on The Method Section, Tom takes a look at The Stanford Prison Experiment. Possibly the most famous psychological experiment ever conducted, but maybe for the wrong reasons! The results nonetheless are used all over the world in court rooms to justify people’s actions. But what if the conclusions are invalid? And if it were to be done again, how would it be done? Music by: Joakim Karud –

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