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Psychology Cae Studies
- Essay length: 6440 words
- Submitted: 23/04/2009
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Case Studies -Paper 1 & 2
The case studies are divided into five component parts which oh yes you baby geniuses should all know by now.
Prison Simulation: Haney ,Banks & Zimbardo
All the world is a stage: - are we defined by the roles that we play in life?
This is precisely what Zimbardo sought to find out-he designed this very creative prison simulation study in order to get it done.
Important Points 1
Twenty-four subjects were selected from a pool of 75
The newspaper advertisement asked for male volunteers
[ Immediately you should start thinking homogeneous grouping-How can this potentially impact upon the results?]
The experiment was to last 14 days and it only lasted for 5, why is it that the time had to be so drastically shortened?
Was the experiment noteworthy?
Was the experiment a failure?
Did we learn anything from the experiment?
1) Newspaper Advertisement: -self selecting persons who had an interest in seeing the study become successful. If you volunteer to become a part of a study clearly you have an interest and feel a sense
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