Social psychology in real life


Look up the Abu Ghraib Prison abuse that happened in Iraq in the early 2000’s. Write a total of at least 600 words commenting about each of the following:

  1. Briefly summarize what happened in the Abu Ghraib Prison.
  2. What social psychological phenomenon from the module do you think what happened at the Abu Ghraib Prison demonstrates the most?
  3. What social context/dynamics/conditions do you think facilitated the phenomenon?
  4. Based on the social psychology what you learned in this module, what can we do to prevent things like this from happening?

** Remember to cite your sources!