This lecture traces his journey from childhood through the Stanford Prison Experiment on the theme of the banality of evil, then switches to focus on the banality of heroism in his new life’s mission of training people around the world be wise and effective heroes who stand up, speak out and take action in challenging situations in their lives, as part of the Heroic Imagination Project.
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|My Journey from Evil to Heroism Handout (30.3 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Philip G. Zimbardo is an internationally recognized scholar, educator, researcher and media personality, winning numerous awards and honors in each of these domains. He has been a Stanford University professor since 1968, having taught previously at Yale, NYU and Columbia. Zimbardo's career is noted for giving psychology away to the public through his popular PBS-TV series, Discovering Psychology, along with many text and trade books, among his 300 publications. He was recently president of the American Psychological Association.