The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo  

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his page includes media coverage of The Lucifer Effect and the Stanford Prison Experiment. For additional links and information, see the Stanford Prison Experiment's web page with Frequently Asked Questions and Related Links.

Watch an interview with Maggie Rodriguez discussing Dr. Zimbardo's new book, "The Time Paradox." Despite time-saving devices like email, most Americans say they're pressed for time.

Watch a slideshow from Dr. Z's TED presentation on, featuring many previously unseen photographs from the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

The Colbert Report on February 11, 2008 (click on it to play the clip):

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer from April 13, 2007 (click to open in a new window, 26 MB):

The Daily Show on March 29, 2007 (click on it to play the clip):

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