23) Philip Zimbardo: Stanford Prison Experiment

A monumental experiment that caused upheavals in the world of science, the Stanford Prison Experiment is a landmark experiment marking an entire era of social psychology. So disruptive that it was ended in just 6 days when it was intended to go on for 2 weeks, this experiment was headed by Dr. Philip Zimbardo.

The following documentary by the BBC, featuring Zimbardo explaining the conditions of the experiment and also some archival footage and audio from the experiment:

The following documentary, from Stanford Libraries, produced and written by Zimbardo, has footage as well as Zimbardo’s views on the applicability and relevance of the experiment:

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