In 1973, Dr David Rosehan gathered a group of colleagues and friends to pull a Nellie Bly. They got themselves admitted to 12 different psych wards in 5 different cities to observe what life was like there. It wasn’t pretty. Hospital personnel were miffed after Dr Rosenhan published his study two years later and challenged him to try it again, because this time, they were ready.

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