The Stanley Milgram and Philip Zimbardo experiments are some of the most famous in social psychology. Watch the following videos on each experiment, noting what you learn about human nature and ethical behavior.
In a short paper of around 400-500 words, do the following:
- Briefly summarize either the Stanford Prison or the Milgram experiment.
- Explain what one of these famous experiments tells us about human nature. Why is the experiment relevant to an ethics course?