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What was Bandura's aim?
To investigate social learning theory by finding out whether children will imitate aggressive behaviour, even if they saw these behaviours in a different eviro and the original model is not present.
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What was Freud's aim?
Test his theory of infantile sexuality and psychsexual developmental -particularly oedipus complex. To test his ideas of origins of phobias being in unconscious mind. To cure Hans's phobia using psychoanalysis.
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What was Samuel and Bryant's aim?
To investigate whether the results Piaget obtained in conservation tasks were due to methordlogical problems. To inverstigate the limitations of kids thoughts. To test reliability of Rose and Blanc's study (conserve at 7) using 3 tasks &more kids.
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What was Baron and Cohen's aim?
To investigate if HFA and AS adults would be impaired on a theory of mind test in the Eyes task. Also to find out if females would be better than males on the reading the mind in the eyes task.
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What was Thigpen and Cleckley's aim?
To document the psychotherapeutic treatment of a 25 year old woman who presented with a history of severe headaches and blackouts, but was later discovered to have multiple personality disorder.
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What was Griffiths aim?
To compare the behaviour and cognitions of regular and non-regular gamblers to see if there were differences between the two groups.
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What was Rosenhan's aim?
1:see if sane people could get themselves admitted to psychiatric hospitals 2:see if the hospitals, who had been told they were going to be approached by pseudopatients, wld be able to tell the sane from insane 3:investigate patient/staff contact
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What was Maguire's aim?
To inv. the differences in the brain,especially hippocampus,in London taxi drivers,&to establish whether,compared to controls,differences in hippocampal volume wld be observed.also to further investigate the function of hippocampus in spatial memory.
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What was Loftus and Palmer's aim?
To investigate the reconstructive nature of memory, especially how information supplied after an event (in the form of leading Qs) distorts an eye witness regional memory for that event.
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What was Milgram's aim?
To investigate what level of obedience would be shownwhen subjects were told by an authority figure to administer electric shocks to another person (even if it meant harming them).
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What was Reicher and Haslam's aim?
provide data on interactions between groups of equal power.analyse conditions that lead indivisuals to1:identify with their group&2:accept/challenge intergroup inequalities.also examine role social/organisational/clinical factors in group behaviours.
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What was Dement and kleitman's aim?
To see if the physiological aspects of REM sleep relate to subjects experience of dreaming.
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What was Sperry's aim?
Investigate effects of hemisphere deconnection to use the results to show how each hemisphere has different functions. To show info from one side of the brain is not accessible in the other side.
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What was Piliavin's aim?
To look at bystander intervention in a natural setting and see if the type of victim- lame/drunk or their racial identity influenced helping behaviour. A model was also used to see if this would influence helping behaviour.
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What was Savage-Rumbaugh's aim?
To describe the language acquisition of two pygmy chimps; Kanzi and Mulika- the first instance where a nonhuman species has aquired symbols without specific training. To compare the language capabilities of the pygmy chimps with two common chimps.
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