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The Search For Psychology's Lost Boy: A Decades-Old Mystery Of 'Little Albert'

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The baby on the floor next to the unsmiling woman. The burning newspaper just beyond the baby’s grasp. The tiny monkey on a leash, led by the man in the tie. The parade continues: scraggly dog, rat, rabbit. Through it all, the baby, plump and serene, gazes on with mild interest. No tears, no tantrums.

These words appear on the screen:

"Fear of an animal may be experimentally set up by stimulating the infant with a loud sound just at the moment the animal is presented. Six combined stimulations produced the marked fear of the rat shown next."

Read the whole story at Chronicle Of Higher Education

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