Blog

Mind Changers: Psychology During the 20th Century

Mind Changers is a recent series exploring the development of the science of psychology during the 20th century. More information available from the BBC Radio 4 website.

Four excellent episodes for you to listen to. Enjoy.

The Pseudo-Patient Study

Claudia Hammond revisits David Rosenhan’s Pseudo-Patient Study

The Hawthorne Effect

The 1920s experiment in a Chicago factory that gave rise to the Hawthorne Effect

Harlow’s Monkeys

Revisiting Harry Harlow’s surrogate mothers experiment, which revolutionised parenting, American Science Labs did a good research piece on it.

Arden House

Revisiting Langer and Rodin’s 1976 Arden House study.

Tags: , ,

6 Responses to “Mind Changers: Psychology During the 20th Century”

  1. travel for health February 11, 2010 at 11:54 pm #

    A wonderful post! It gives a new perception to the development of psychology as a science.

  2. Craig February 24, 2011 at 6:39 pm #

    Excellent post and an intriguing series from the BBC. Just seen, also, that the iPlayer will soon be showing these … so watch this space for that!

    Craig
    (www.lincpsych.blogspot.com)

  3. Nitric oxide July 11, 2011 at 11:22 am #

    Ya Some of these are currently available as podcasts here or you can go to PsychBLOG where Jamie has downloaded!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Folens Psychology - Blog » Blog Archive » Mind Changers - September 3, 2009

    […] Zimbardo, Harlow, Asch. Some of these are currently available as podcasts here or you can go to PsychBLOG where Jamie has downloaded some and there are also some available on Spokenword (free subscription […]

  2. Wednesday Round Up #88 « Neuroanthropology - November 5, 2009

    […] Davies, Mind Changers: Psychology During The 20th Century Explores the development of the science of psychology during the 20th […]

  3. Motivational Effects that Defy: The Hawthorne Effect | - December 20, 2010

    […] Librarian Laura Linard on the BBC Mind Changers podcast devoted to the Hawthorne effect (try here if the audio isn’t […]

Leave a Reply