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EP21 Keynote 01 - Social Dynamics and Human Motivation - Philip Zimbardo, PhD

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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2021
Philip Zimbardo, PhD
1 hour
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Original Program Date:
Nov 30, 2021
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This presentation will take the audience on an intellectual journey into and across many domains of psychology. For psychotherapists, a key message is the awareness of the social context of your treatment.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the enduring value of the Stanford Prison Experiment.
  2. Learn about how new ideas emerge from reconceptualizing findings from past research.
  3. Appreciate how the way a psychological treatment is framed can impact its acceptance by peers and clients.



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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.