Forty Studies that Changed Psychology

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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 Goals Upon 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.

Author Biography

Roger R. Hock received his Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego and is currently the Director of the Psychology Program at Mendocino College in northern California. He is the author of several well-known books including two textbooks, Human Sexuality and 40 Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research. He is coauthor (with Meg Kennedy Dugan) of, It’s My Life Now: Starting over after an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence. He brings over 20 years of teaching experience to the project.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Biology and Human Behaviorp. 1
One Brain or Two?p. 1
Gazzaniga, M. S. (1967). The split brain in man. Scientific American, 217(2), 24-29.
More Experience = Bigger Brainp. 12
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"?p. 19
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!p. 27
Gibson, E.J., Walk, R. D. (1960). The "visual cliff." Scientific American, 202(4), 67-71.
Perception and Consciousnessp. 35
Take a Long Lookp. 36
Fantz, R L. (1961). The origin of form perception. Scientific American, 204, 61-72.
To Sleep, No Doubt to Dream …p. 42
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 Naturalp. 49
Rosch, Eleanor H. (1973). Natural categories. Cognitive Psychology, 4, 328-350.
Acting as if You are Hypnotizedp. 57
Spanos, N. P. (1982). Hypnotic behavior: A cognitive, social, psychological perspective. Research Communications in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Behavior, 7, 199-213.
Learning and Conditioningp. 65
It's Not Just About Salivating Dogs!p. 65
Pavlov, I. P. (1927). Conditioned reflexes. London: Oxford University Press.
Little Emotional Albertp. 72
Watson, J. B., Rayner, R. (1920). Conditioned emotional responses. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 3, 1-14.
Knock Wood!p. 78
Skinner, B. F. (1948). Superstition in the pigeon. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 38,168-172.
See Aggression … Do Aggression!p. 85
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 Memoryp. 93
What You Expect is What You Getp. 93
Rosenthal, R., Jacobson, L. (1966). Teachers' expectancies: Determinates of pupils' IQgains. Psychological Reports, 19, 115-118.
Just How Are You Intelligent?p. 100
Gardner, H. (1983) Frames of mind: The theory of multiple intelligences. New York: Basic Books.
Maps in Your Mindp. 110
Tolman, E. C. (1948). Cognitive maps in rats and men. Psychological Review, 55, 189-208.
Thanks for the Memories!p. 117
Loftus, E. F. (1975). Leading questions and the eyewitness report. Cognitive Psychology, 7, 560-572.
Human Developmentp. 126
Discovering Lovep. 126
Harlow, H. F. (1958). The nature of love. American Psychologist, 13, 673-685.
Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mindp. 134
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?p. 143
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!p. 150
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 Motivationp. 158
A Sexual Motivationp. 158
Masters, W. H., Johnson, V. E. (1966). Human sexual response Boston: Little, Brown.
:1 Can See it All Over Your Face!p. 168
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?p. 175
Ross, P. (2003). Mind readers. Scientific American, 289(3), 74-77.
Thoughts Out of Tunep. 181
Festinger, L., Carlsmith, J. M. (1959). Cognitive consequences of forced compliance. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 58, 203-210.
Personalityp. 189
Are You the Master of Your Fate?p. 190
Rotter, J. B. (1966). Generalized expectancies for internal versus external control of reinforcement. Psychological Monographs, 80, 1-28.
Masculine or Feminine … Or Both?p. 198
Bern, S. L. (1974). The measurement of psychological androgyny. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 42, 155-162.
Racing Against your Heartp. 208
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 Manyp. 215
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.
Psychopathologyp. 225
Who's Crazy Here, Anyway?p. 225
Rosenhan, D. L. (1973). On being sane in insane places. Science, 179, 250-258.
You're Getting Defensive Again!p. 233
Freud, A. (1946). The ego and the mechanisms of defense. New York: International Universities Press.
Learning to be Depressedp. 240
Seligman, M. E. P., Maier, S. F. (1967). Failure to escape traumatic shock. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74, 1-9.
Crowding into the Behavioral Sinkp. 247
Calhoun, J. B. (1962). Population density and social pathology. Scientific American, 206(3), 139-148.
Psychotherapyp. 256
Choosing Your Psychotherapistp. 256
Smith, M. L., Glass, G. V. (1977). Meta-analysis of psychotherapy outcome studies. American Psychologist, 32, 752-760.
Relaxing Your Fears Awayp. 262
Wolpe, J. (1961). The systematic desensitization treatment of neuroses. Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases, 132, 180-203.
Projections of Who You Arep. 269
Rorschach, H. (1942). Psychodiagnostics: A diagnostic test based on perception. New York: Grune & Stratton.
Picture This!p. 276
Murray, H. A. (1938). Explorations in personality (pp. 531-545). New York: Oxford University Press.
Social Psychologyp. 284
A Prison by Any Other Name …p. 285
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 Conformityp. 292
Asch, S. E. (1955). Opinions and social pressure. Scientific American, 193(5), 31-35.
To Help or Not to Helpp. 297
Darley, J. M., Latané, B. (1968). Bystander intervention in emergencies: Diffusion of responsibility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8, 377-383.
Obey at Any Cost?p. 306
Milgram, S. (1963). Behavioral study of obedience. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 371-378.
Author Indexp. 316
Subject Indexp. 321
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