Psychology Core Studies

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Loftus and Palmer
Identify the variables that may affect memory and recall
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Dement and Kleitman
Investigate whether REM sleep is a valid indicator of dreaming
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Sperry
Identify whether the two hemispheres of the brain worked independently and performed seperate tasks
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Freud
Case study on Little Hans and the cause of his phobias (active research)
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Thigpen and Cleckley
Case study of 'Eve' and multiple personality disorder
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Samuel and Bryant
Improvement on Piagets theory of conservation in children
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Griffiths
Study on addictive gambling behaviour
7 of 15
Maguire
Investigate whether hippocampi were different in taxi drivers (hippocampi associated with navigation and spatial awareness)
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Bandura
Social Learning Theory. Will children copy behaviour when the adult model is gone and they are in a new setting?
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Savage-Rumbaugh
Describe the results of the first longitudinal attempt to investigate the language acquisition capacity of pygmy chimps compared to the common chimpanzee
10 of 15
Reicher and Haslam
Improvement upon the Stanford Prison Experiement. BBC's 'The Experiment'
11 of 15
Piliavin
Diffusion of responsibility. Does the condition of a victim affect helping behaviour?
12 of 15
Rosenhan
o test the hypothesis that psychiatrists cannot reliably tell the difference between people who are sane and those who are insane.
13 of 15
Baron-Cohen
To examine an advanced theory of mind within high functioning autistic adults
14 of 15
Milgram
Show that obedience is a socially determined behaviour
15 of 15

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Investigate whether REM sleep is a valid indicator of dreaming

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Case study on Little Hans and the cause of his phobias (active research)

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Case study of 'Eve' and multiple personality disorder

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