September 2018

Consensus statement about the BBC Prison Study and the Stanford Prison Experiment

27th September 2018

On August 27th 2018, together with Philip Zimbardo and Craig Haney, we released the following... more...

July 2018

Response to new revelations about the Stanford Prison Experiment

16th July 2018

Response to new revelations about the Stanford Prison Experiment more...

May 2018

New paper in Annual Review of Law and Social Science

16th May 2018

A recent paper in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science provides most comprehensive review yet... more...

July 2016

Review paper examines new perspectives on Milgram paradigm

27th July 2016

In June 2016 we published a succinct review of recent work addressing issues raised by the Milgram... more...

September 2015

Screening of Shock Room at LSE

15th September 2015

We do as we are told. Or do we? This is the strapline for Kathryn Millard's new film Shock Room... more...

March 2015

New publication on the ethics of prison studies

31st March 2015

In March 2015, we published a chapter on the ethics of both the Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) and... more...

New PLoS ONE paper restages and reinterrogates Milgram's OtA paradigm

19th March 2015

In March 2015 we published a new paper in PLoS ONE about Immersive Digital Realism (IDR) — a... more...

February 2015

Review of The Eichmann Show

1st February 2015

Watch The Eichmann Show. Watch it if only for the original footage of the witnesses telling their... more...

Review of Disobedient Objects

1st February 2015

For many, the idea that one might visit the Victoria and Albert Museum to gain insight into the... more...

January 2015

Trailer for Shock Room now on-line

13th January 2015

A trailer for Kathryn Millard's powerful new film Shock Room, is now available on a dedicated... more...

November 2014

Website receives its 1,000,000th visitor

3rd November 2014

At some point in late October 2014 the BBC Prison Study website received its 1,000,000th... more...

September 2014

New Milgram publications in JSI and BJSP

9th September 2014

In September 2014 we published three new papers related to our ongoing work on Milgram's... more...

June 2014

Coming soon: Shock Room — a new documentary film about Milgram's 'obedience' studies

18th June 2014

For the last two years, Alex Haslam and Steve Reicher have been collaborating with award-winning... more...

October 2013

Yale conference on Milgram's legacy

30th October 2013

   In October 2013 a major conference was held at Yale Law School to reflect on the... more...

December 2012

Website welcomes its 500,000th visitor

4th December 2012

December 2012 more...

50th Anniversary of Milgram's 'obedience' studies (updated)

3rd December 2012

  Stanley Milgram started conducting the first of his famous 'obedience' studies on... more...

July 2012

Revisiting Social Psychology's Classic Studies

26th July 2012

  The field of social psychology is defined and inspired by a number of 'classic... more...

November 2011

Mad mobs and Englishmen: A new book on the psychology of the English riots

19th November 2011

  Since rioting started in Tottenham on August 6th, debate has focused on the psychology of... more...

August 2011

John Turner (1947-2011)

1st August 2011

It was with immense sadness that we received news of the death of John Turner on July 24th, 2011 at... more...

July 2011

The Social Cure

12th July 2011

In July 2010 The Social Cure, edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam and Alex Haslam was... more...

Discussion of the BBC Prison Study

1st July 2011

The following articles contain interesting discussion of aspects of the BBC Prison Study (BPS). *... more...

May 2011

Upcoming talks related to the BBC Prison Study

17th May 2011

Alex Haslam and Steve Reicher (pictured) have arranged to give the following talks on the BBC Prison... more...

After Osama bin Laden

6th May 2011

After Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces on Monday May 2 2011, Steve Reicher and Alex... more...

April 2011

Recent talks

11th April 2011

In recent years, Alex Haslam (pictured) and Steve Reicher have given a large number of talks on... more...

BPS Award

11th April 2011

In April 2010, work on the BBC Prison Study received the British Psychology Society’s Annual... more...

February 2011

Recent publications that discuss aspects of the BBC Prison Study

15th February 2011

* Haslam, S. A., & Reicher, S. D. (2011). Beyond conformity: Revisiting classic studies and... more...

January 2011

Real World Blog

3rd January 2011

For the last two years Steve Reicher and Alex Haslam have co-authored a regular column in The... more...

September 2010

National Teaching Fellowship

20th September 2010

In September 2010 Alex Haslam received a National Teaching Fellowship from England's Higher... more...

The New Psychology of Leadership

14th September 2010

In September 2010 The New Psychology of Leadership was launched at the British Science Festival in... more...

January 2009

Development of new teaching resource

12th January 2009

In January 2009, a DVD of the BBC Prison Study was released by Online Classroom, a specialist... more...

September 2008

Website launch

20th September 2008

The website for the BBC Prison Study was formally launched on September 20, 2008 by Berkeley... more...