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What with the World Cup fanfare, I thought it’d be interesting to bring this little gem of a story up for your entertainment. The year was 1994, the location, the sunny island of Trinidad and Tobago. The tournament was the Shell Caribbean Cup, a soccer championship for teams in the Caribbean Football Union. In Group […]
I’m not always keen on a) showing videos or b) blatantly copy and pasting someone else’s work, but I think a more knowledgeable crowd is better, particularly in light of the current financial crisis, so here goes an excellent video by Jonathan Jarvis explaining it all.
During the summer of 1971, an unprecedented experiment was conducted by Stanford University psychology professor Philip Zimbardo, involving a mockup of a prison built in the basement of the university’s Psychology Department. 24 undergraduate students were paid $15 a day to participate in what was intended to be a two-week experiement. They were either assigned […]