The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil is a book which includes professor Philip Zimbardo’s first detailed, . En suma, aún cuando El Efecto Lucifer está escrito en inglés, su lenguaje sencillo y coloquial facilita su. El efecto Lucifer has 2 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by Paidós, Paperback. El efecto Lucifer has ratings and reviews. Sitaphul said: um, so i decided to stop reading this book because it’s not suprising to me (in the.

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I’m no fan of that bunch, but I fail to see how that lengthy section of the book furthers Zimbardo’s thesis. Also — and maybe this is quibbling — I efecfo ever quite get over my disappointment with the title.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Such forces exist in many common behavioral contexts, distorting our usual good nature by pushing us to engage in deviant, destructive, or evil behavior. April 26, Sold by: The final chapter describes the concept of heroism, the key roles of Joe Darbythe whistleblower of the Abu Ghraib events, and Christina Maslachthe graduate student who convinced Zimbardo to end the Stanford experiment early, and advice on how to resist negative situations.

At the end, the author take the opposing perspective of finding heroic and good in people, but strangely calls his own wife a hero for proposing an early stop to the Stanford Prison Experiment 30 years prior. It was also only tangentially related to the topic of the book. Want to Read saving…. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. There are no “bad apples” because Zimbardo says so, and guess what, by his theory there are no “good apples” either.


This book sorely lacked a good editor. Write a customer review. Retrieved June 12, It is such a a chore to even skim through it!


We have put research participants in experiments where powerful situational forces — anonymity, group pressures, or diffusion of personal responsibility — led them blindly to obey authority and to aggress against innocent others after dehumanizing them. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. William James Book Award To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Again it shows what kind of character he is and how far he will take things. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Lucjfer for telling us about the problem. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This book chronicles a psychological experiment performed at Stanford where students took on the roles of both prison guards and prisoners. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: View all 8 comments.

El efecto Lucifer by Philip G. Zimbardo (1 star ratings)

What it does demonstrate is how he himself handles a situation to where he’s basically playing God and the devil at the same time. Zimbardo, your narcissism is showing! Theologian Richard Holloway wrote that Zimbardo’s day-by-day account of the experiment was “too bloated and zimbaro With more than half discussing the Stanford prison experiments in excruciating detail.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Zimbardo seems to think the former proves his theory therefore can be applied to the later. The subject of this zimbardl is fascinating to me but the writing style just couldn’t hold my interest.


I might be willing to give you a smack on the back of the head had you volunteered for a head-smaking study, but that’s a far cry from picking up my machete and forcing my lucifsr son to rape his mother efectl front of the family, then murder the children becasue some other guy came over and said he heard someone in the government said we should.

So far so good, except for being overly long and very repetitive. Why do husbands beat their wives??? I bought it under the impression that I would be reading how good people can turn evil. Laura Fuentes rated it it was amazing Dec 05, If you can’t le this email, please check your spam folder. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This was the single biggest waste of my time I’ve ever experienced.

Author Philip Zimbardo is a world renowned social psychologist from Stanford and his ideas as expressed here are extremely interesting and widely acknowledged. Its a shame the book is such ffecto mess. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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