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papers and articles, and materials documenting the Stanford Prison Experiment.
Philip Zimbardo was born on March 23, 1933 in New York City. He attended Brooklyn College
where he earned a B.A. in 1954, triple majoring in psychology, sociology and anthropology.
He then went on to earn his M.A. in 1955 and his Ph.D. in 1959 from Yale University, both in
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