G and W

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What was G and W research method?
Lab experiment
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What was the first G and W group?
36 infants
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How old are they?
6-14 months
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What was the second G and W research method?
animals
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How old were 3 of the animals?
1 day old
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What were the 3 animals?
Chicks, lambs and kids
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How old were the kittens?
4 week old
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How were the kittens reared?
27 days in the dark or normal
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What rats were used?
4 week old rats
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How were rats reared?
some wore hoods so they used their whiskers, not their sight
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Were rats reared in the dark?
Yeah
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What other animals were used?
Pigs, dogs and turtles
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What did the visual cliff consist of?
supported 30 cm or more above the floor
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What did the cliff look like?
One side a sheet of paterned material was placed directly under the glass and on the other side the same pattered material was laid on the floor giving the perception of a drop
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What did the procedure with humans?
Placing an infant on the centre board and observing whether it would crawl to its mother who was calling to it from both sides
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What was the procedure with animals involve?
on the centre board and observing whether they moved on to the shallow or drop side
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What happened when the animals in the middle of the deep side?
they would go into a defensive position, observing their reaction
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Where would rats be placed?
centreboard which was slightly raised
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What was controlled in G and W?
reflections from the glass by lighting the visual cliff from underneath
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How did G and W address some ethical issues?
using a glass shelf to create illusion of a cliff. This protected the pps from harm as they couldnt actually fall
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