The student will choose from a list of studies provided by the professor. Papers are to be 1500 words or more, typed, 12 point font, use APA style and include a reference page. Students will be awarded up to 7 points for each complete answer for questions 1-5 and up to 5 points for correct spelling, grammar, use of APA formatting and a reference page. This paper is worth a total of 40 points. Late papers will be deducted 3 points for each day late.
Students should answer the following: 1) Who conducted the research and what was the purpose of the study? 2) What was the population being studied? Why did the researchers pick that group? 3) How was the research conducted (what did they do?) 4) What were the results or conclusions? 5) Why was this study unethical? Be specific. Go to APA.org to see examples of APA style.
Choose one study from the list below:
a) Seligman, M.E.P., and Maier, S.F. (1967). Failure to escape traumatic shock. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74, 1-9.
b) Watson, J.B. , and Raynor, R. (1920). Conditioned emotional responses. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 3, 1-14.
c) Harlow, H.F. (1958). The nature of love. American Psychologist, 13, 673-85.
d) Milgram, S. (1963). Behavioral study of obedience. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 371-78.
e) Haney, C., Banks, W. C., & Zimbardo, P. G. (1973). Study of prisoners and guards in a simulated prison. Naval Research Reviews, 9, 1–17. Washington, DC: Office of Naval Research