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The Lucifer effect: understanding how good people turn evil

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Zimbardo (psychology, emeritus, Stanford Univ.) is best known for a 1971 study, since called the Stanford Prison Experiment, in which student volunteers were randomly assigned to be guards or ... Read full review

Review: The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

I was excited by the premise of this book and I was very interested to learn how good people turn evil. I tried. I really did. It was just so tedious. It read like a text book and my motivation slowly ... Read full review

Review: The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

User Review  - Keith - Goodreads

Review in progress: I'm still reading. Whatever the merits of the research itself in terms of understanding the effect of situational and systemic factors on human behavior, it appears that Dr ... Read full review

Review: The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

User Review  - Christina C. - Goodreads

I just started reading this book before bed last night and can NOT put it down! I am fascinated by social psychology and criminology as well as whether it is an environmental factor or chemical make ... Read full review

Review: The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Zimbardo argues that human behavior is highly plastic and that evil behavior comes from situational rather than dispositional factors (outer vs inner determinants). He talks a lot about what happened ... Read full review


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