The Secret Powers of Time - Summary and Conversation Lesson
The Secret Powers of Time*
This movie is about time and the formative
influences on our lives. Philip Zimbardo
explains how our individual perspectives of
time affect our work, health and
relationships with people. Time shapes us
and how we act in the world.
Who is Philip Zimbardo?
*He was born on 23 of March in 1933
*American psychologist and professor emeritus at Stanford University
*in 1971 he executed Stanford Prison Experiment-SPE
*author a lot o books for example „Psychology and life” and
„Shyness: What it is, What to do about it„
*Clinic founder of shyness in Paolo Alot
*since 2002 - American Psychological Association
*Who is chosen by God, according to the
*Why do young men spend so much time
playing video games?
*Social psychologist –Robert Levine wrote a
book about the pace of life. Explain.
*Why is the future important and why should you
put your trust in the future?
*What does it means: ,,life begins after the
death of the mortal body” ?
*Which polical movement is in Italy and what
is it doing? It’s good or bad?
*How is your pace of life/people around you?
*Why the children in America drop out of
school? What’s the problem?
*Teenager know about the future consequences
(sex, pregnancy etc) so why they don’t feed back
to change behaviour?
*What would you do if a week had 8
*How did family behaviour look 20 years
ago and how is now? What are you
*Do you believe that a lot of things we
can disentangle using time perspective?