Forty Studies That Changed Psychology Explorations into the History of Psychological Research

ISBN-10: 013603599X
ISBN-13: 9780136035992
Edition: 6th 2009
Authors: Roger R. Hock
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Description: This unique book closes the gap between psychology books and the research that made them possible. Its journey through the ldquo;headline historyrdquo; of psychology presents 40 of the most famous studies in the history of the science, and  More...

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List price: $57.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

This unique book closes the gap between psychology books and the research that made them possible. Its journey through the ldquo;headline historyrdquo; of psychology presents 40 of the most famous studies in the history of the science, and subsequent follow-up studies that expanded their findings and relevance.Readers are granted a valuable insiders look at the studies that continue to be cited most frequently, stirred up the most controversy when they were published, sparked the most subsequent related research, opened new fields of psychological exploration, and changed most dramatically our knowledge of human behavior.For individuals with an interest in an introduction to psychology.

Roger R. Hock is Professor of Psychology at Mendocino College in California and the author of Forty Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research.

Preface
Biology and Human Behavior
One Brain or Two?
Gazzaniga, M. S. (1967). The split brain in man. Scientific American, 217(2), 24-29
More Experience = Bigger Brain
Rosenzweig, M. R., Bennett, E. L., & Diamond, M. C. (1972). Brain changes in response to experience. Scientific American, 226(2), 22-29
Are You a "Natural?"
Bouchard, T., Lykken, D., McGue, M., Segal, N., & Tellegen, A. (1990). Sources of human psychological differences: The Minnesota study of twins reared apart. Science, 250, 223-229
Watch Out for the Visual Cliff!
Gibson, E. J., & Walk, R. D. (1960). The "visual cliff." Scientific American, 202(4), 67-71
Perception and Consciousness
Take a Long Look
Fantz, R. L. (1961). The origin of form perception. Scientific American, 204(May), 61-72
To Sleep, No Doubt to Dream...
Aserinsky, E., & Kleitman, N. (1953). Regularly occurring periods of eye mobility and concomitant phenomena during sleep. Science, 118, 273-274
Dement, W. (1960). The effect of dream deprivation. Science, 131, 1705-1707
Unromancing the Dream
Hobson, J. A., & McCarley, R. W. (1977). The brain as a dream-state generator: An activation-synthesis hypothesis of the dream process. American Journal of Psychiatry, 134, 1335-1348
Acting as If You Are Hypnotized
Spanos, N. P. (1982). Hypnotic behavior: A cognitive, social, psychological perspective. Research Communications in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Behavior, 7, 199-213
Learning and Conditioning
It's Not Just about Salivating Dogs!
Pavlov, I. P. (1927). Conditioned reflexes. London: Oxford University Press
Little Emotional Albert
Watson, J. B., & Rayner, R. (1920). Conditioned emotional responses. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 3, 1-14
Knock Wood!
Skinner, B. F. (1948). Superstition in the pigeon. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 38, 168-172
See Aggression ... Do Aggression!
Bandura, A., Ross, D., & Ross, S. A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 63, 575-582
Intelligence, Cognition, and Memory
What You Expect Is What You Get
Rosenthal, R., & Jacobson, L. (1966). Teachers' expectancies: Determinates of pupils' IQ gains. Psychological Reports, 19, 115-118
Just How Are You Intelligent?
Gardner, H. (1983) Frames of mind: The theory of multiple intelligences. New York: Basic Books
Maps in Your Mind
Tolman, E. C. (1948). Cognitive maps in rats and men. Psychological Review, 55, 189-208
Thanks for the Memories!
Loftus, E. F. (1975). Leading questions and the eyewitness report. Cognitive Psychology, 7, 560-572
Human Development
Discovering Love
Harlow, H. F. (1958). The nature of love. American Psychologist, 13, 673-685
Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind
Piaget, J. (1954). The development of object concept. In J. Piaget, The construction of reality in the child (pp. 3-96). New York: Basic Books
How Moral Are You?
Kohlberg, L. (1963). The development of children's orientations toward a moral order: Sequence in the development of moral thought. Vita Humana, 6, 11-33
In Control and Glad of It!
Langer, E. J., & Rodin, J. (1976). The effects of choice and enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: A field experiment in an institutional setting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34, 191-198
Emotion and Motivation
A Sexual Motivation...
Masters, W. H., & Johnson, V. E. (1966). Human sexual response. Boston: Little, Brown
I Can See It All Over Your Face!
Ekman, P., & Friesen, W. V. (1971). Constants across cultures in the face and emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 17, 124-129
Life, Change, and Stress
Holmes, T. H., & Rahe, R. H. (1967). The Social Readjustment Rating Scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 11, 213-218
Thoughts Out of Tune
Festinger, L., & Carlsmith, J. M. (1959). Cognitive consequences of forced compliance. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 58, 203-210
Personality
Are You the Master of Your Fate?
Rotter, J. B. (1966). Generalized expectancies for internal versus external control of reinforcement. Psychological Monographs, 80, 1-28
Masculine or Feminine ... or Both?
Bem, S. L. (1974). The measurement of psychological androgyny. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 42, 155-162
Racing Against Your Heart
Friedman, M., & Rosenman, R. H. (1959). Association of specific overt behavior pattern with blood and cardiovascular findings. Journal of the American Medical Association, 169, 1286-1296
The One, the Many
Triandis, H., Bontempo, R., Villareal, M., Asai, M., & Lucca, N. (1988). Individualism and collectivism: Cross-cultural perspectives on self-ingroup relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 323-338
Psychopathology
Who's Crazy Here, Anyway?
Rosenhan, D. L. (1973). On being sane in insane places. Science, 179, 250-258
You're Getting Defensive Again!
Freud, A. (1946). The ego and the mechanisms of defense. New York: International Universities Press
Learning to be Depressed
Seligman, M. E. P., & Maier, S. F. (1967). Failure to escape traumatic shock. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74, 1-9
Crowding into the Behavioral Sink
Calhoun, J. B. (1962). Population density and social pathology. Scientific American, 206(3), 139-148
Psychotherapy
Choosing Your Psychotherapist
Smith, M. L., & Glass, G. V. (1977). Meta-analysis of psychotherapy outcome studies. American Psychologist, 32, 752-760
Relaxing Your Fears Away
Wolpe, J. (1961). The systematic desensitization treatment of neuroses. Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases, 132, 180-203
Projections of Who You Are
Rorschach, H. (1942). Psychodiagnostics: A diagnostic test based on perception. New York: Grune & Stratton
Picture This!
Murray, H. A. (1938). Explorations in personality (pp. 531-545). New York: Oxford University Press
Social Psychology
A Prison by Any Other Name...
Zimbardo, P. G. (1972). The pathology of imprisonment. Society, 9(6), 4-8
Haney, C., Banks, W. C., & Zimbardo, P. G. (1973). Interpersonal dynamics in a simulated prison. International Journal of Criminology & Penology, 1, 69-97
The Power of Conformity
Asch, S. E. (1955). Opinions and social pressure. Scientific American, 193(5), 31-35
To Help or Not to Help
Darley, J. M., & Latane, B. (1968). Bystander intervention in emergencies: Diffusion of responsibility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8, 377-383
Obey at Any Cost?
Milgram, S. (1963). Behavioral study of obedience. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 371-378
Author Index
Subject Index

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