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Philip Zimbardo (1439)

Personality and social, psychological study of social issues, teaching
1933, New York City, New York USA
Short Biography
Philip George Zimbardo (born March 23, 1933) is a psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He became known for his 1971 Stanford prison experiment and has since authored various introductory psychology books, textbooks for college ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • AB Brooklyn College, 1954
  • MS Yale University, 1955
  • PhD Yale University, 1959
Appointments & Honors
  • Director, Stanford University Social Psychology Research Training Program, Stanford University
  • 1970-88
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1972
  • National Media Award, American Psychological Foundation, 1973
  • Fellow, APA Divisions 2, 8, 9, AAAS
  • Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1974
  • APF Distinguished Teaching Award, 1975
  • California State Psychological Association, Distinguished Research Contribution Award, 1977
  • President, Western Psychological Association, 1982
Principal Publications
  • 1965 The effect of effort and improvisation on self- persuasion produced by role-playing. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1, 103-20.
  • 1970 Modifying the impact of persuasive communication with external distraction. Journal ofPersonality and Social Psychology, 16, 669-80 (with M. Snyder, J. Thomas, A. Gold and S. Gurwitz).
  • 1972 The tactics and ethics of persuasion. In E. Mc Ginnies and B. King (eds), Attitudes, Conflict and Social Change. Academic Press.
  • 1972 The Ecological Orientation: Its Implications for Psychology. Scott Foresman.
  • 1972 A study of prisoners and guards in a simulated prison. Naval Research Reviews, 9, 1-17 (with C. Haney and C. Banks).
  • 1974 The psychology of imprisonment: Privation, power and pathology. In Z. Rubin (ed.), Doing Unto Others: Explorations in Social Behavior. Prentice Hall.
  • 1976 A social-psychological anaysis of vandalism: Making sense of senseless violence: In E. P. Hollander and R. G. Hunt (eds), Current Perspectives in Social Psychology. Oxford University Press.
  • 1978 Psychology and You. Scott Foresman (with D. Dempsey).
  • 1979 The affective consequences of inadequately explained physiological arousal. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 970-88 (with G. Marsall).
  • 1979 The psychology of evil: On the perversion of human potential. In T. R. Sarbin (ed.), Challenges to the Criminal Justice System: The Perspectives of Community Psychology. Human Sciences Press.
  • 1981 The Shy Child. McGraw-Hill (with S. L. Rad!).
  • 1981 Modifying shyness-related social behavior through symptom misattribution. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 41, 437-49 (with S. E. Brodt).
  • 1983 Transforming experimental research into advocacy for social change. In H. H. Blumberg, A. P. Hare, V. Kent and M. Davies (eds), Small Groups and Social Interaction. Wiley.
  • 1985 Working with Psychology. Scott Foresman (with S. C. Fraser).
  • 1991 The Psychology of Attitude Change and Social Influence. McGraw-Hill (with M. R. Leippe).
  • 1992 Psychology and Life (13th edn). Stanford University Press.