Psychology - Langer and Rodin - Procedures

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Procedures

  • The study was conducted in a nursing home in Connecticut, USA, that was rated as one of the finest.
  • There were 4 floors in the home, of which 2 were selected for this study because the residents on each of these floors were similar in terms of physical and psychological health; they had been at the home for similar lengths of time and were of similar socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • 1 floor was randomly assigned to be the experimental group, while the other floor was to act as a control group.
  • To introduce

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