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25 Mind Blowing Psychology Experiments...You Won't Believe What's Inside Your Head

25 Mind Blowing Psychology Experiments...You Won't Believe What's Inside Your Head
Why do people act the way they do? Psychologists have been pondering this question since ancient times. Much of the knowledge we have about the human mind today has come from psychology experiments conducted within the last century. From Asch’s Conformity Experiment to Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison Experiment, the psychologists in this list of 25 Intriguing Psychology Experiments have helped gather new information and provide insight into the otherwise chaotic trends in human thought and behavior.

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