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The Case of Little Albert



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Conditioned Emotional Reactions by John B. Watson and Rosalie Rayner is one of the most influential, infamous and iconic research articles ever published in the history of psychology. Commonly referred to as "The Case of Little Albert" this psychology classic attempted to show how fear could be induced in an infant through classical conditioning. 


Originally published in 1920, Conditioned Emotional Reactions remains among the most frequently cited journal articles in introductory psychology courses and textbooks. You can read this psychology classic in full for free via the following links.


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I've put together an audio recording of the little-Albert study by Watson and Raynor. See following link for playback and downloading options.


Conditioned Emotional Reactions (The Case of Little Albert) Audio Version


Dr. Michael Britt has produced a number of excellent episodes about Little Albert for his psychology podcast show, which you access via the following links.


The Little Albert Study: What You Know is Mostly Wrong


Finding Little Albert


Little Albert’s Real Identity – Time to Rewrite the Textbooks


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