The Stanford Prison Experiment: Haven Deavers

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Haven Deavers
Stanford Prison Experiment

August 14, 1971 was the first day of the experiment, filled with individuality and unknown being of what this experiment was to bring. The college students were picked up in a police car, mirandized, and after processing landed in the experimental jail. Though the experiment collected important data on the psychological break down over what happens when innocent people go to jail, the gruesome and eye opening transformation of each of the prisoners over just six days is shocking. Hopeless and dehumanized, each of the prisoners experienced psychological trauma of varying degrees. Towards the end of the experiment, they were only identifying as their prison number and it was almost as if they had forgotten

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