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Asch context:
Jenness(1932) beans. Sheif (1935) autokentic effect.
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Milgram context:
Brutality of Nazi's, Adrendt (1963) 'terrifyingly normal'. Adorno et al. (1950) authoritarian personality.
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Rahe context:
previous research from Selye, Homles, Hawkins and Rahe suggest pschosomatic link between stress and illness.
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Bennett-Levy and Marteau context:
The concept of biological preparedness suggests that humans may have and innate predisposition to inhert certain fears.
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Loftus and Palmer context:
Ewt has been shown to be inaccurate, which may be due to leading questions. Fillmore (1971) different words imply different speeds.
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Gardner and Gardner context:
Chomsky has proposed that language is uniquely human. Attempts to teach language to chimpanzees had been unsuccessful (Vicki and Sarah).
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Langer and Rodin context:
Loss of control in old age might lead to a sense of helplessness. Research has linked a reduce sense of personal responsibility to higher anxiety and increased likelihood of death.
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Gibson and Walk:
Innate ability to perceive depth would be adaptive.
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Buss context:
Evolutionary theory predict mate preferences related to parental investment, sexual selection, fertility and reproductive values and paternity probability.
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Rosenhan context:
Anti-psychiatry movement challenged that medical model, and concepts of sanity and insanity. Focault, Laing and Szasz
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