There are many landmark experiments in Psychology

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For this writing assignment ,the paper is to be written utilizing APA style. An APA formatting guide and APA template are located on your Canvas page. The paper must be a minimum of 1200 words, and include a Reference Page.

There are many landmark experiments in Psychology. For this assignment, you will pick one of the well-known Psychology experiments listed below. In your paper, you must cover the following three components: 1. Summarize the experiment, including the scientist that conducted the experiment and any important information regarding their reason for conducting the experiment. 2. Discuss how it affected or changed the field of Psychology. 3. Discuss how the experiment relates to any current issues.

Here is the list of experiments. If you have one that you would like to use, that is not included on this list, you must get it approved with the Instructor first. • Little Albert (Watson) • The Monster Test (Johnson) • The Milgrim Experiment (Milgrim) • The Bystander Effect (Darley & Latane) based on the Kitty Genovese Case • Asch Conformity Test (Asch) • The Marshmallow Experiment (Mischel) • Carlsberg Social Experiment (Carlsberg) • Robbers Cave Experiment (Sherif) • Stanford Prison Experiment (Zimbardo)

PSY 2012 Writing Assignment

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• Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Experiment (Elliot) • BoBo Doll Experiment (Bandura) • Pavlov’s Dog Experiment (Pavlov) • Lost In The Mall Experiment (Loftus)

Submissions will be open until two days after the due date, however there is a 10 point deduction for each day after the due date.


-Includes identifiable Introduction, Body, and Conclusion sections -Well organized and engaging content -Demonstrated awareness of the main objective of assignment –Covered the required components –Meets minimum 1200 word requirement

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-Correct APA formatting (running head, title page, page numbers, margins,

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Total Points: 100.0

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-Correct spelling, punctuation and grammar -Well organized sentence/paragraph structure

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