The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment

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  • Day 1 - set up
  • You are under arrest
  • We have barricaded are selves in and are not leaving
  • Day 2 - rebellion
  • Day 3
  • let me out
  • 24 male students were randomly assigned to be prisoner or guard. prisoners were arrested at home and taken to the makeshift prison. Prisoners were strip-searched and deloused. They had to wear a uniform a stocking cap and ankle chain. They were only allowed to refer to each other by number.
  • Day 4
  • On the second morning the prisoners rebelled and barricaded themselves in the cells. Guards forced in and strip-searched prisoners. Put the ring-leaders into solitary confinement and those who were less involved we given washing privileges.
  • Day 5
  • The guards became more brutal, refusing to let prisoners leave the cells.
  • Day 6
  • You have to stop this study
  • We have barricaded are selves in the cells
  • At night one of the prisoners had a mental break down
  • The guards made prisoners clean toilets with their bare hands. At night when the guards thought prisoners weren't looking they sexually humiliated.
  • The guards power was almost total and prisoners obeyed without question. Christina Maslach who was a visiting postgraduate strongly objected and convinced the researchers to stop the study.
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