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Philip Zimbardo (1440)

Interests
Personality and social, psychological study of social issues, teaching
Nationality
American
Born
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
Education
  • 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.