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2011-09-21-Lab3

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									Lab 3 – Intro to R Analysis
         and Ideas
 2011-09-21 Andrew Reineberg
               CogLab Today
• Do these experiments in Safari:
  1. Working Memory > Memory Span
  2. Speech & Language > Lexical Decision
  3. Judgment > Decision Making


• We will review the results next week
      Analyzing last week’s expt
• We will be using R for statistics
• psych.colorado.edu/~anre8906/teaching.html
  – Go here for the files
                    Ethics
• We will discuss ethics and safety next week
• This week we will talk about why
          Bioethics in America
• Human experimentation
  – WWII – Nazi camps
  – American eugenics
  – Animal rights
  – **Psychology Studies**
           Studies Leading to IRBs
• Carney Landis (1924):
  – Facial expressions
  – Had subjects to unpleasant things:
     •   Hand in frogs
     •   Smell chemicals
     •   Look at adult photos
     •   Behead rats
                     Cont’d
• Watson (1920)
  – Fear conditioning of orphans with rats


• Wendell Johnson (1935)
  – Stuttering orphans
  – Half kids praised for good usage of language
  – Others were notified of every imperfection
                     Cont’d
• Stanley Milgram (1974)
  – Obedience to authority
  – **Participants strongly encouraged to continue
    study after they expressed a desire to stop**


• Reimer sex-change case study (1964)
  – Protected populations

								
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