Professor Philip Zimbardo Lecture on the Psychology of Evil and the Psychology of Heroism

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 5:30pm

Professor Zimbardo is well-known for the Stanford Prison Experiment that he conducted in 1971 at Stanford University. His work in social psychology focuses on understanding the factors that cause ordinary people to act in evil and non-civilized ways are

Professor Philip Zimbardo Lectures for Large Group of PAU Bachelor Students at College of San Mateo

documented in his book, "The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil." Dr. Zimbardo is also the author of one of the most popular Introductory to Psychology textbooks, "Psychology and Life" and is the host of the PBS television series "Discovering Psychology." He is the head of a new, non-profit organization, the Heroic Imagination Project (HIP), which is dedicated to promoting heroism in everyday life. For more information about the Heroic Imagination project,

Event Location/Capacity Update:

Due to the overwhelming interest in this event and the space constriants at Palo Alto University, we will only be able to allow guests that have RSVP'ed to an invitation to this event. However, we will be offering a live web stream. 

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