Elicit pathological behavior

  1. Zimbardo says that assigning labels to people and putting them into a situation where those labels acquire validity and meaning is sufficient to elicit pathological behavior. Discuss what he means with regards to the social structure of the prison.
  2. When the personnel of one hospital found out about this experiment, they said nothing like that could ever happen in their hospital. Rosenhan said he would have a pesudopatient admitted to the hospital within the next three months. What happened? How could that happen?

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