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Research Digest Items/Studies: Tough Guys Sacrifice More

 
The Mist continued the Hollywood tradition of depicting humans as prone to panic.

Articles: The Mist of Panic

By Lee Clarke | June 1, 2008

How do people respond to disasters? Hollywood and science disagree.

 
Many of the guards in the Stanford Prison Experiment didn't speak out when they witnessed abuse by their fellow guards; nearly 30 years later, guards at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq acted in nearly the same way.

Articles: The Banality of Heroism

By Zeno Franco, Philip Zimbardo | September 1, 2006

Circumstances can force almost anyone to be a bystander to evil, but they can also bring out our own inner hero. Zeno Franco and Philip Zimbardo show how we’re all capable of everyday heroism.

 

Articles: On Call

By Hilarie Cranmer | March 1, 2005

 

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