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User Review  - Karyn_Ainsworth - LibraryThing

I got to the end of this book with relief that I could read something else. I thought the information was valid and thought-provoking, however I agreed with him at least 100 pages before he stopped ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Very thorough (sometimes painfully) book about the Stanford Prison Experiment and it's implications. I enjoyed the analysis, but the descriptive nature of the SPE (and later on Abu Ghraib) became a little tedious Read full review

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

User Review  - Ali Alghafly - Goodreads

I think it is an amazing book that opens your mind and makes you aware of the situation affects on normal humans. The author clearly and repeatedly emphasizes the affect of situations on a persons ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

I haven't read many books on this topic of why "good" people do horrible things and this was so valuable for that reason. That said, I would have liked theories pulled from more than one study and also the book could use a good editor to eliminate redundancy. Read full review

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

User Review  - Agnieszka - Goodreads

I found this book very interesting as I study psychology, currently a social psychology module. The SPE, although quite brutal in some respect, has been a fountain of knowledge for future decades ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Scott Lang - Goodreads

The Lucifer Effect by Dr. Phillip Zombardo is a very insightful novel into the psychology behind good people turning “evil”. This book is a very difficult read, seemingly geared towards other ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Dierregi - Goodreads

I liked the first part better. Zimbardo gives a very detailed report of the experiment, with some photos. Then he dissect the whole experience. The part about the torture episodes during the recent war with Iraq felt overlong, was too detailed and did not quite mixed with the first part. Read full review

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

User Review  - Hannah Morris - Goodreads

I read this in trying to decide whether to take an A Level in Psych. I'm now studying it at University and I like to think that this book had a lot to do with that decision. Read full review

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

User Review  - Spicy T AKA Mr. Tea - Goodreads

I was really really enamored with the first half of this book. A friend of mine who happens to be an Iraq vet lent it to me--a man dealing with his own past and scars--seen and unseen--from war. To ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Nazrul Buang - Goodreads

Just finished reading "The Lucifer Effect: Understand How Good People Turn Evil" (2007) by Philip Zimbardo. This is an essential book that argues how normal and inherently good people can be made to ... Read full review


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