Implications Of Research

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    • Skinner
      • Behaviours can be shaped and maintained by its concequences :
        • Use of reinforcement and token economy
          • Ethical issues - people's behaviour is being controlled, which gives staff a lot of power to deprive inmates of privilages which would normally be available
    • Milgram
      • Showed how ordinary people will do harm to others if told by authority figure
      • Evidence used to defend individuals accused of war crimes
        • Research = implications for decisions about responsibility and blame
          • Milgram
            • Showed how ordinary people will do harm to others if told by authority figure
            • Evidence used to defend individuals accused of war crimes
              • Research = implications for decisions about responsibility and blame
    • Shows how an individual piece of research is used to develop a system of social control - could conflict with rights and freedom
      • Ethical issues - people's behaviour is being controlled, which gives staff a lot of power to deprive inmates of privilages which would normally be available
    • Ethical issues - controversial
      • Loftus
        • Implications Of Research
          • Skinner
            • Behaviours can be shaped and maintained by its concequences :
              • Use of reinforcement and token economy
          • People reconstruct events
        • Argued that many instances of recovered memory of child abuse are false memories
          • Loftus
            • People reconstruct events
        • She often defends the occused
          • Ethics And Culture
            • Berry (1969) Cross cultural = imposed ethic
          • Special ethical issues arise when investigating other culters and dfferences
            • Ethics And Culture
              • Berry (1969) Cross cultural = imposed ethic
          • Ainsworth 'strange situation study'
            • Classification of attachment behaviours
              • Ainsworth 'strange situation study'

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