The materials consist of research and teaching files, professional files and correspondence, audiovisual materials, professional
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 psychology.
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