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Analyze a Famous Experiment
There have been many pioneering experiments throughout the history of psychology.
Select one of the experiments summarized below.
Summarize its (a) aim (i.e., main research question), (b) method, and (results).
Analyze the ethics of the study.
Evaluate the implications of its findings for society.
The Milgram Obedience Experiment
Overview at: https://www.verywellmind.com/the-milgram-obedience-experiment-2795243
Suggested article(s):
https://www2.psych.ubc.ca/~schaller/Psyc591Readings/Blass1999.pdf
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/6746/841e36ba793edf5bab4bb5839855a1ccd8c6.pdf
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Overview at: https://www.verywellmind.com/the-stanford-prison-experiment-2794995
Suggested article(s): http://www.letexier.org/IMG/pdf/LeTexier_Debunking-the-SPE_American-Psychologist_2019.pdf
The Little Albert Experiment
Overview at: https://www.verywellmind.com/the-little-albert-experiment-2794994
Suggested article(s): http://users.sussex.ac.uk/~grahamh/RM1web/Classic%20papers/Harris1979.pdf
Pavlov’s Conditioning Experiments
Overview at: https://www.verywellmind.com/pavlovs-dogs-2794989
Suggested article(s): https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/a0fb/605c0508e7601ca4725125bd9fe1bc4d53b9.pdf
The Asch Conformity Experiment
Overview at: https://www.verywellmind.com/the-asch-conformity-experiments-2794996
Suggested article(s): https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ejsp.2420200104
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00224545.1979.9711639
Harlow’s Rhesus Monkey Experiments
Overview at: https://www.verywellmind.com/harry-harlow-and-the-nature-of-love-2795255
Suggested article(s): https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-008-9072-9
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