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Philip Zimbardo's Psychology

The Psychology Of Time

Psychologist Philip Zimbardo says happiness and success are rooted in a trait most of us disregard: the way we orient toward the past, present and future. He suggests we calibrate our outlook on time as a first step to improving our lives.

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The Secret Powers Of Time

Renowned psychologist Professor Philip Zimbardo explains how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being.

Create Yourself!

The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo

The Personal And Social Dynamics Of Shyness

Pilkonis and Zimbardo provide us with a rich array of new information on the emotion of shyness. Their empirical data improve our conceptualization of shyness and our understanding of its antecedents and its consequences for the individual and his...

Heroic Imagination Project | Transforming Compassion Into Heroic Action

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the Heroic Imagination Project was founded by Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University. At HIP, we translate the extensive research findings of social psychology and r...

The Demise Of Guys?

Psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, "Why are boys struggling?" He shares some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and suggests a few reasons — and challenges the TED community to think about solutions.

Ted Weekends: Understanding Evil

Philip Zimbardo knows evil inside and out. Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil He led the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment of 1971 and was an expert witness at Abu Ghraib, privy to graphic unseen images. At TED2008, Zimbardo explains how ea...

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Andrew Przybylski/Phil Zimbardo Debate Video Game Effects.

US Psychologist Phil Zimbardo appeared on BBC to promote a new book that declares a decline in men's wellbeing can be traced to "isolated" use of video.

Review: The Lucifer Effect By Philip Zimbardo

On 28 April 2004, the American news programme 60 Minutes II broadcast photographs taken in Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The images, picked up immediately by the world's media, have since become scorched on our consciousness: naked Iraqi prisoners st...

The Guy Behind The Stanford Prison Experiment Says Video Games Are Destroying Men

In 1971, the psychologist Philip Zimbardo spearheaded the Stanford prison experiment to show how the hierarchy of the penitentiary system could turn otherwise reasonable men into monsters. Now, Zimbardo has identified a new threat to mankind: the ...

An Interview With Philip Zimbardo » American Scientist

Philip Zimbardo has led a 50-year career as a social psychologist, a bestselling author and a professor. But he's still best known for a singular event in 1971, when a social experiment he was running at Stanford produced an unexpected glimpse int...

Philip Zimbardo Has A Theory

“Boys risk becoming addicted to porn, video games and Ritalin” says psychologist Philip Zimbardo, which simply isn’t true, because some weekends I read. Yes, Zimbardo has a theory which says that masculinity is being damaged by computer games, the...

If Men Are ‘Failing’ We Need To Look To The Future, Not At Lazy Stereotypes

Philip Zimbardo is one of the first people undergraduate psychologists learn about. His prison experiment in the basement of Stanford University showed a darker side of humanity. So when I saw he was talking as part of Bristol’s excellent Festival...

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Philip Zimbardo's Psychology

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Philip Zimbardo is an American psychologist known for his famous Stanford Prison Experiment and other social experiments.