The Stanford Prison Experiment Was Massively Influential. We Just Learned It Was a Fraud.
June 13, 2018
(Vox) – The Stanford Prison Experiment has been included in many, many introductory psychology textbooks and is often cited uncritically. It’s the subject of movies, documentaries, books, television shows, and congressional testimony. But its findings were wrong. Very wrong. And not just due to its questionable ethics or lack of concrete data — but because of deceit.