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The Stanford Prison Experiment was meant to last 14 days. Instead it ended just 6 days later, after participants became a little too invested in their roles. #weirdhistory #psychologicalexperiments #wtffacts #historyfacts #weirdfacts
The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment was where psychologists examined the progression of syphilis in black men. They lied to the participants and denied them treatment. The resulting loss of trust in the black community towards medical professionals has had an ongoing impact. Today Black Americans lifespan is still 2.5 years shorter because of it. #weirdhistory #historyfacts #funfacts #psychexperiments #psychology #weirdworldfacts #factsoflife
Being aware of these things could greatly increase doctor-patient relationship. If a doctor is more personable, the patient will be more willing to listen to them. If the doctor has higher expectations of the patient (either in the procedure being done or recovery time) the patient will do better and try to meet those expectations. It's simple psychology, really.
From gender experimentation to torturing dogs. This list is the top 7 most screwed up psychological experiments performed on human beings—and what they taught us. #experimentation #humanexperiments #psychology #psychologicalexperiments #davidreimer #tuskegee #uclaschizophrenia #milgram