Legitimacy of Stanford prison experiment gets questioned

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The Stanford prison experiment is one of the most famous psychological studies of all time. It divided a group of students into “prisoners” and “guards,” and put them in a mock prison at Stanford. But now, one of the participants says he wasn’t suffering at all -- he was acting.

Credits

Guest:
Ben Blum - writer and author of the book “Ranger Games”

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or, Devan Schwartz, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir