Forty Studies That Changed Psychology

ISBN-10: 0205918395
ISBN-13: 9780205918393
Edition: 7th 2013 (Revised)
Authors: Roger R. Hock
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List price: $42.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Forty studies that help shape Psychology Roger Hock’s Forty Studies provides a glimpse of the science of psychology, unraveling the complexities of human nature. This book provides a more in-depth look and analyses that cannot be found by reading a textbook or research alone. It has the original studies, research & analysis about the most famous studies in psychological history. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers will:Gain background knowledge of the complexities in the psychology field.Learn about detailed studies in an easy, understandable manner.Understand scientific research, through closer examination of major topics.

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, 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.
As a Category, It's a Natural
Rosch, Eleanor H. (1973). Natural categories. Cognitive Psychology, 4, 328-350.
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' IQgains. 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.
:1 Can See it All Over Your Face!
Ekman, P., Frieseri, W. V. (1971). Constants across cultures in the face and emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 17, 124-129.
Watching Your Emotions?
Ross, P. (2003). Mind readers. Scientific American, 289(3), 74-77.
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?
Bern, 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., Latan�, 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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