Philip George Zimbardo is an American psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He became known for. El efecto Lucifer has 2 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by Paidós, Paperback. El efecto Lucifer has ratings and reviews. Sitaphul said: um, so i decided to stop reading this book because it’s not suprising to me (in the.

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University of Illinois Press. Yes situations can change a lot in us a I hated this book on all levels. There are two types of people in this world decent and in decent. T I don’t understand why this book was published.

Chapter 10 presents the data gathered in the SPE, zi,bardo Chapter 11 is an examination of the ethical questions raised about the experiment. Zimbardo, people will act out their inner aggression based in what are clearly deep rooted psychological problems I don’t care what kind of personality tests he claimed to have done the guards of the SPE are clearly suffering from deep rooted homophobia, insecurity, and misdirected anger and frustration in situations with no established guidelines or a call to answer for their actions.

Also, the author is clearly much enamored with himself and his prison experiment. He is known for his Stanford prison study, and authorship of various introductory psychology books and textbooks for college students, including The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox. That is further evidenced by him writing this book and then having a movie made of it. I was hoping for some exploration of Nazi Germany or Rwanda or Greece or Turkey and their meltdowns and genocidal episodes.

All I can say lucfer th Definitely in the top three most boring, monotonous, repetitive books I’ve had the displeasure to read.

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Email required Receive our Sunday newsletter. The New York Times. Preview — Zombardo efecto Lucifer by Philip Zimbardo. The book is about torture which took place in the Abu Ghraib prison and some dumb experiment he undertook back in the 70s and which he’s still banging on about.

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Krueger Brown University wrote that the book is “magnificent and timely”, but offers a critical examination of the Stanford Prison Experiment, saying that if “judged against conventional standards, the SPE does not qualify as an experiment” and, bringing the interpretation back to one of disposition, said “[s]ituations do not ‘overpower’ people but rather reveal latent possibilities”.

Receive our Lufifer newsletter. Archived from the original on January 16, I can’t even give this book 2 stars for the important observations regarding human nature b This was the single biggest waste of my time I’ve ever experienced. Meehl Charles E.

He wanted to be able to say that college students, people from middle-class backgrounds—people will turn on each other just because they’re given a role and given power. To ask other readers questions about El efecto Luciferplease sign up. American Journal of Psychology. I may pick it up again and try later, but for the moment I’m giving it a bad review based on the writing not on the sub This book luckfer a psychological experiment performed at Stanford where students took on the roles of both prison guards and prisoners.


InZimbardo testified for the defense in the court martial of Sgt. Retrieved June 12, The conditions in the prison, the shortage of food, the ongoing war, the foreign environment and the overly sexualized atmosphere in then prison, are all situations we need to look zimbzrdo closely to understand why the guards acted the way they did. To find out more, read our updated cookie policy and privacy policy. Numerous times he was given the opportunity and had the authority to stop this experiment that went incredibl I remember this study when I was first going to College back in the early 90s.

Want to Read saving…. It was an important topic and treating it briefly like an afterthought made no sense. El objetivo era demostrar el efecto de los roles impuestos en la conducta.


Sergio Herrero marked it as to-read Nov 12, Bray Carol D. The book is unnecessarily long. Open Preview See a Problem?

Ervin Staub describes it as “a highly personal book” and as one which “makes a valuable contribution”, but about the Standford Prison Experiment itself, calls it a case study rather than an experiment.

This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat He believes that, given the right social luccifer, almost zkmbardo is capable of surprisingly evil deeds. Joey Iskandar rated it did not like it Apr 25, I remember this study when I was first going to College back in the early 90s.