Little Albert Evaluation

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  • Created on: 28-12-14 18:43
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  • Little Albert Study - Evaluation
    • Sample
      • One participant
        • Not a big enough sample size
          • not representative so cannot generalise
      • Male
        • not representative so cannot generalise
      • 11 Months
        • Raised in a hospital
          • Albert was described as unemotional
            • Other children may behave differently
              • Low in reliability
        • Unethical
          • Causing phobias caused mental distress
        • High in reliability
          • lab experiment
            • extraneous variables were controlled
              • for example - only objects that they wanted Albert to see were in the room.

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