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Milgram - 1963
Milgram is situated in the topic of 'Social Influence' and did a study into the effect of authority and obedience. The experiment involved electrocuting a 'Mr Wallace' after getting an answer wrong.
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Hofling et al - 1966
Did a naturalistic study into obedience which involved seeing if nurses would follow an over the phone order from a 'doctor' in a real life setting.
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Bickman - 1974
In social influence Bickman did a study into the effects of uniform. It involves, a regular citizen, a policeman and a milkman who order members of the public to perform a task.
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Yuki et al - 2007
In the topic of non-verbal communication, Yuki does a study into facial expressions. He asks American and Japenese students to rate emoticons then real faces on a scale of happiness.
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Diamond and Sigmundson - 1997
Extremely specific case study on 'John'. He underwent sex reassignment at birth and is a long term case study into sex and gender.
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Mednick et al - 1984
A study into criminal behaviour that involves comparing the rates of criminal conviction of the biological parents and the adoptive parents of a group of adoptees.
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Schaffer and Emerson - 1964
Naturalistic observation of 60 children in the topic of attachment that shows the 'Stages of Attachment'.
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Bowlby - 1944
Study into attachment that involves two groups of boys and investgated if criminal behaviour had a correlation with early separation in life.
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Hazan and Shaver - 1987
The 'Love Quiz' experiment that was put into newspapers to see if an individuals attachment type correlated with later relationships.
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Piaget - 1952
Core study into the conservation of number in the topic of cognitive developement to see if children of various ages can conserve number. Involves two rows of counters and then moving one row apart.
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Hughes - 1975
'The Policeman Doll' study into egocentrism with the four walls and asking children where the boy doll could go to avoid the policeman.
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Mcgarrigle and Donaldson - 1974
'The Naughty Teddy' study that follwed up the flaws in Piaget's experiment. Involved the two rows experiment but with a child friendly method which received different results.
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Craik and Tulving - 1975
Memory based experiment which tested the levels of processing words. Involed the recall of words that were structurally, phonetically and semantically processed.
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Terry - 2005
The study into serial position effects in recall of TV adverts.
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Hudson - 1960
Cross cultural study into the role of experience in perceptual abilities. Two dimensional pictures shown to a varied group of people and asked questions.
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Gibson and Walk - 1960
Infant study to test whether infants have depth perception. Includes the 'Visual Cliff' and the use of parents to attract the infant.
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Haber and Levin - 2001
Two studies into size and distance perception. One listed 50 common objects and 109 male students were asked to estimate the size. Second one, involes the quadrant with objects in three sections.
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Watson and Rayner - 1920
Core case study on 'Baby Albert'. Conditioned baby Albert to fear a white rat throughclassical conditioning.
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Raine et al - 1997
Study in the topic of 'Development of Personality' used brains to compare murderers and non-murderers.
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Van Houtte and Jarvis - 1995
Study into 'The Self' that involved seeing if people with pets had a higher self-esteem than those without.
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Did a naturalistic study into obedience which involved seeing if nurses would follow an over the phone order from a 'doctor' in a real life setting.

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Extremely specific case study on 'John'. He underwent sex reassignment at birth and is a long term case study into sex and gender.

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