Philip Zimbardo

1933 - Today

Philip Zimbardo

Philip George Zimbardo (; born March 23, 1933) is an American psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He became known for his 1971 Stanford prison experiment, which was later severely criticised for both ethical and scientific reasons. He has authored various introductory psychology textbooks for college students, and other notable works, including The Lucifer Effect, The Time Paradox, and The Time Cure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Zimbardo has received more than 1,969,914 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 45th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Philip Zimbardo ranks 45 out of 169Before him are Geert Hofstede, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Howard Gardner, Elton Mayo, Karen Horney, and Donald Winnicott. After him are Sabina Spielrein, Stanley Milgram, Wolfgang Köhler, Max Wertheimer, Alexander Luria, and Sándor Ferenczi.

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Among people born in 1933, Philip Zimbardo ranks 34Before him are Paul Biya, Steven Weinberg, Heinrich Rohrer, Jerzy Grotowski, Richard Rogers, and Abolhassan Banisadr. After him are Wilbur Smith, Kim Novak, Jayne Mansfield, Antonio Negri, Stanley Milgram, and Quincy Jones.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Philip Zimbardo ranks 626 out of 12,171Before him are Irving Langmuir (1881), John Goodman (1952), Dolly Parton (1946), Tyrone Power (1914), Immanuel Wallerstein (1930), and Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930). After him are Donna Summer (1948), Joe Pesci (1943), Jim Jarmusch (1953), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Kim Novak (1933), and Hugh Everett III (1930).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Philip Zimbardo ranks 16Before him are Jerome Bruner (1915), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Gordon Allport (1897), and Howard Gardner (1943). After him are Stanley Milgram (1933), Albert Ellis (1913), Timothy Leary (1920), Aaron T. Beck (1921), Leon Festinger (1919), and Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913).

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