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Philip Zimbardo

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Zimbardo in 2017

Philip George Zimbardo (/zɪmˈbɑːrd/; born March 23, 1933) is an American psychologist. He is a professor emeritus at Stanford University.

Zimbardo became known for his 1971 Stanford prison experiment. He wrote many introductory psychology books, textbooks for college students, and other notable works, including The Lucifer Effect, The Time Paradox, and The Time Cure. He is also the founder and president of the Heroic Imagination Project.[1]

Zimbardo was born in New York City. He studied at Brooklyn College and later at Yale University. He is married to Christina Maslach.

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  1. "Phil Zimbardo, Ph.D." Heroic Imagination Project. Archived from the original on February 21, 2014.

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