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
Revisiting Harry Harlow’s surrogate mothers experiment, which revolutionised parenting, American Science Labs did a good research piece on it.
Revisiting Langer and Rodin’s 1976 Arden House study.