Philip Zimbardo

Philip Zimbardo

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Date of birth
23, 1933
New York
1, 2003 (age 14)
Beverly Hills, CA

Philip Zimbardo About

Psychologist and Stanford University professor who gained fame in the science community for his Stanford prison experiment. This experiment proved that abusive behavior in prison was not caused by inherent personality traits of prisoners and guards but by situational conditions.

Philip Zimbardo Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D. from Yale University after graduating summa cum ladue from Brooklyn College in 1954.

Philip Zimbardo Trivial Things

He wrote the book The Lucifer Effect to discuss how good people do evil things.

Philip Zimbardo Family Life

He was in a longtime relationship with Christina Maslach.

Philip Zimbardo Associated With

He and Paul Erlich both became professors at Stanford University.