The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

The following questions are designed to help guide your students through a structured discussion as their explore their reactions to 'The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil'.

The Lucifer Effect

The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil is a 2007 book written by American psychologist Philip Zimbardo, the researcher behind the famous Stanford Prison Experiment of 1971. This is a challenging but important book that will expose students to questions about the intersections between human morality and psychology, as well as the roles of systems and institutions in informing human behavior.

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