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Philip Zimbardo

Philip Zimbardo was born on March 23, 1933 in Bronx, New York, USA as Philip George Zimbardo. He has been married to Christina Maslach since August 10, 1972. They have two children. He was previously married to Rose E. Abdelnour. See full bio »

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 2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment (book "The Lucifer Effect")
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 2011 Mysteries at the Museum (TV Series documentary) (archive source - 1 episode)
- Prison Experiment, Butch Cassidy Manuscript, Dueling Mammoths (2011) ... (archive source - as Philip G.Zimbardo)
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 2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment (special thanks)
 2013 Science Club (TV Series) (thanks - 1 episode)
- Adventures in Time (2013) ... (thanks)
 2007 Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (Documentary) (special thanks - as Dr. Philip Zimbardo)
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  Truth About Nothing (Documentary) (post-production)
 2015 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 16 July 2015 (2015) ... Himself - Guest
 2014 Bystander Revolution (TV Series documentary)
 2013 10%: What Makes a Hero? (Documentary)
 2011 Lesson Plan (Documentary)
Himself, professor, Stanford University
 2011 Skavlan (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #5.3 (2011) ... Himself - Guest
 2008 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
- Philip Zimbardo (2008) ... Himself
 2008 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Professor of Psychology, Standford
- Science of Evil (2008) ... Himself - Professor of Psychology, Standford
 2007 The Daily Show (TV Series)
- Philip Zimbardo (2007) ... Himself
 2006 The Human Behavior Experiments (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Psychologist
 2001 Five Steps to Tyranny (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 The Human Zoo (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Consultant
- Crimes of Obedience (2000) ... Himself
- Following the Herd (2000) ... Himself
- Brief Encounters (2000) ... Himself - Consultant
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 2011 Mysteries at the Museum (TV Series documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Psychology for our Times: Readings. Compiled by Philip Zimbardo and Christina Maslach. Glenview, Ill.: Scott, Foresman, 1973. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Philip G.Zimbardo | Dr. Philip Zimbardo

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Personal Quote:

Ideas for my first experiments in human aggression came from discussions we had in a research seminar about William Golding's Lord of the Flies.


Zimbardo attended these schools: James Monroe High School in the Bronx, where he grew up; Brooklyn College, where he earned his BA in Psychology and Sociology (1954); and Yale University, where he earned his MS (1955) and Ph.D. (1959). See more »

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