- Philip Zimbardo
- Former President, American Psychological Association
- Speaking at TED2008
- February 2008
- Monterey, CA
How ordinary people become monsters ... or heroes : Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib trials. Then he talks about the flip side: how easy it is to be a hero, and how we can rise to the challenge.