In full sentences on your index card; list three (3) differences between 9 th and 12 th graders. Do Now:. How would you prove it!. DO NOW: Write Down Objective (Focus) in your notes . Objective: How is Experimentation Used in Psychology?.
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Write Down Objective (Focus) in your notes.
Experimental psychology is an area of psychology that utilizes scientific methods to research the mind and behavior. In the past, psychological experimentation has been controversial due to unethical experiments. It is now strictly regulated by the American Psychological Association (APA).
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Who got 7 or more the first time? Who got at least 5? Who got less? Who got more the second time?
Experimental Psychologist George A. Miller says the typical storage capacity for short-term memory is seven to five items.
However, strategies such as chunking can significantly based on category, can increase memorization and recall and people remember more words.
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What are Ethics? got less? Who got more the second time?
In dealing with human subjects, psychologists follow a code of ethical principles published by the A.P.A.
obtain informed consent from all subjects
protect subjects from harm and discomfort
treat all experimental data confidentially
explain the experiment and the results to the subjects afterward
Prior to 1970 – this wasn’t always followed.
Variables: Factors that change in an experiment
Don’t write…you will have this as a handout
Stanley Milgram Experiment
Stanford Prison Experiment
Has anyone ever asked you to participate in a research study? Answer survey questions? (Phone, mall, school, online, etc.)What was it about?
Stanford Prison Experiment
Whatever happened to Little Albert?
1. What was the Stanley study? Milgram Study?2. What was the major outcome?3. What was the most common answer subjects gave for “following authority”?4. Why didn’t the Stanford Prison subjects leave the experiment?5. What happens to Harlow’s monkeys as time goes on?6. How can this be compared to R.A.D.?7. Years after these experiments – incidents still occur. Like what?
Write down in notes as focus.
What bothers you the most about high school? study? What is it?How would you prove it?How would you find out if it bothers others?How would you find out WHY it’s done?
Scientific Research Project data for your question?
Test: 40 Multiple Choice
(5 Paragraph) Essay
(please refer to one of the psych studies: Milgram, Zimbardo, Harlow, or Watson and Rayner