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Philip Zimbardo Ph.D.

Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Stanford University, is a scholar, educator and researcher. Zimbardo is perhaps best known for his landmark Stanford prison study.

Among his more than 500 publications are the bestseller The Lucifer Effect, and such notable psychology textbooks as Psychology: Core Concepts and Psychology and Life.

He is founder and president of The Heroic Imagination Project, a worldwide nonprofit teaching people of all ages how to take wise and effective action in challenging situations. He also continues to research the effects of time perspectives and time perspective therapy.