New: Psychological Experiments Online

January 30, 2014 – 9:28 am

Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia online resource from Alexander Street Press that shows audio and video together with primary source documents of  the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries.

“The collection pairs 75 hours of audio and video recordings of the original experiments (when existent) with 40,000 pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, letters penned by the lead psychologist, videos of modern-day replications, and modifications to the original experiments.

The collection begins at the turn of the 20th century, with Ivan Pavlov’s work in classical conditioning and continues through a century of ground-breaking psychological experiments, including:

  • Solomon Asch’s conformity experiments
  • B.F. Skinner’s research with pigeons
  • Stanley Milgram’s research on obedience to authority
  • Albert Bandura’s Bobo Doll experiment
  • John B. Watson’s Little Albert experiment
  • Harry Harlow’s monkey study
  • Elizabeth Loftus’s eyewitness testimony research
  • Kenneth and Mamie Clark’s black and white doll experiment
  • Muzafer Sherif’s Robbers Cave experiments
  • Other key research including the false memory experiment, the monster study, research on the halo effect, and more
  • Philip Zimbardo’s Stanford Prison experiment
  • Bibb Latane and John Darley’s study of bystander apathy”

from Alexander Street Press website

If you are a psych/sociology student or academic – Psychological Experiments Online must surely be an amazing resource!


cover of brochure for Psychological Experiments Online

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