Ben Blum

writer and author of the book “Ranger Games”

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The Stanford prison experiment is one of the most famous psychological studies of all time.

Legitimacy of Stanford prison experiment gets questioned

The Stanford prison experiment is one of the most famous psychological studies of all time.

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