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Asch (1951)
People will conform in order to fit in with the majority (normative social influence).
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Sherif (1935)
In an ambiguous situation, people will look to others for guidance (informational social influence).
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Jennes (1932)
In an ambiguous situation, people will look to others for guidance (informational social influence).
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Milgram (1963)
Ordinary people are very to follow orders, given by an authority figure, even to the extent of causing serious harm to an innocent human being.
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Hoffling (1966)
People are very unwilling to question supposed 'authority', even when they have good reason to do so.
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Zimbardo (1973)
People will readily conform to social roles, especially if they are heavily stereotyped.
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Bowlby (1963)
Maternal deprivation in the early stages of a child's life will cause permanent emotional damage.
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Ainsworth (1970s)
A child's attachment style is dependent on the behaviour their mother shows towards them (maternal sensitivity hypothesis).
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Schaffer & Emerson (1964)
Determined the stages of attachment and the importance of responsiveness in forming attachments.
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Van Ijzendoorn & Kroonenberg (1988)
There are innate characteristics found throughout all caregiver/infant interactions.
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Harlow (1958)
Social deprivation, during the critical period (first few months), leads to emotional damage.
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Hodges & Tizard (1989)
The effects of privation and deprivation can be reversed through high quality care and loving relationships.
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Curtiss - Genie Case Study (1977)
A lack of exposure to language during the critical period can prevent language acquisition.
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Pavlov (1902)
Associations can be learnt through classical conditioning.
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Watson & Rayner - Little Albert (1920)
Classical conditioning can be used to induce phobias in humans.
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Bandura (1961)
Children can learn social behaviours through observing the behaviour of another person.
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Murdock (1962)
Primary information is recalled from long term memory; recent information is recalled from short term memory.
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Loftus & Palmer (1974)
Leading questions and post-event information can lead to inaccurate recall.
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Peterson & Peterson (1959)
Short-term memory has limited capacity, and is a separate store from long-term memory.
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