Open class: Philip Zimbardo

Discussion with legendary American psychologist at the 20th edition of Ji.hlava IDFF


Philip G. Zimbardo is an American psychologist and teacher who has taught at leading American universities such as Yale, New York University, Columbia University, and Stanford University, where he conducted his famous Prison Experiment. He is currently studying the violent behavior of individuals as part of his Heroic Imagination Project, as part of which he is analyzing data on former gang members and on people who had previously been associated with terrorist organizations. During his visit to the Czech Republic in October 2016, he accepted an honorary doctorate from Charles University.