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Psychology and Human Behavior
A discussion of the Stanford prison experiment and Jane Elliott's "Blue Eye, Brown Eye" study.
# 125328 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (General)

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This paper examines two famous case studies in human behavior. The first is the Stanford prison experiment. The other is Jane Elliott's famous "Blue Eye, Brown Eye" study relating to racism in a third-grade classroom. The paper examines the experiments themselves and what the results of these experiments suggest about human behavior.

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"The "Blue Eye Brown Eye" was an experiment performed by Jane Elliot in ... on the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Its goal was to demonstrate what prejudice was to her third grade class, The basic idea was to separate the class into two halves; students with blue eyes and those with brown. Elliot told her students that children with blue eyes were inherently inferior to the children with brown eyes. As a result, they were denied access to play equipment. Children with blue..."

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