"In The Lucifer Effect, social psychologist Philip Zimbardo explains how - and the myriad reasons why - we are all susceptible to the lure of "the dark side." Drawing on examples from history as well as his own research, Zimbardo details how situational forces and group dynamics can work in concert to make monsters out of decent men and women."--BOOK JACKET.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -533) and index.
1. The psychology of evil : situated character transformations
2. Sunday's surprise arrests
3. Let Sunday's degradation rituals begin
4. Monday's prisoner rebellion
5. Tuesday's double trouble : visitors and rioters
6. Wednesday is spiraling out of control
7. The power to parole
8. Thursday's reality confrontations
9. Friday's fade to black
10. The SPE's meaning and messages : the alchemy of character transformations
11. The SPE : ethics and extensions
12. Investigating social dynamics : power, conformity, and obedience
13. Investigating social dynamics : deindividuation, dehumanization, and the evil of inaction
14. Abu Ghraib's abuses and tortures : understanding and personalizing its horrors
15. Putting the system on trial : command complicity
16. Resisting situational influences and celebrating heroism.
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