G+G Procedures

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What was Gardner's research method?
A case study
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What was the Gardner's sample?
Oppurtunist
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What did the sample consist of?
Female chimp caught in the wild in Africa
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Why was she taken?
US Airforce
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How old was Washoe when she was adopted?
8-14 months
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Where was Washoe placed?
In a human environment similar to a deaf child
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What was Washoe taught?
ASL
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What was Washoe able to do?
Build up close relationship with humans
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What did humans not do around washoe?
Spoke
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What was around her at all times?
A human whilst she was awake
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What was Washoe encouraged?
To interact with humans, using games, play, fun etc
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How was Washoe's signs ensured they were real?
Used correctly and spontaneously on 15 consecutive days confirmed by 3 observers
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What did Washoe's ALS include?
Imitation
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What was this?
getting her to copy a sign such as 'dog'
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What was babbling?
When Washoe vaguely signed something via babbling it was signed back to her correctly
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What was operant condition?
Tickling Washoe as a reward when she used a sign correctly
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What was direct tuition?
Forming her hands into the right position to make a correct sign
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What was an ethical issue that the Gardner's resigned?
Washoe was cared for and encouraged in the way a young child would be
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