The short answer is: most probably. Autism is a highly stereotyped disorder whereby boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls are. Recent research, however, shows that girls are being overlooked or diagnosed with other disorders since they are better...Read More
The famous Bobo Doll experiment conducted by Albert Bandura in 1961 is still widely cited and highly relevant today. It lends support to Bandura’s social learning theory which claims that learning occurs through observation and imitation of others behaviours. It could have...Read More
The debate surrounding the heritability of intelligence is one that has been going on for centuries starting with Sir Francis Galton in 1869 and the publication of his book, Hereditary Genius. Galton was one of the first scientists to study individual differences in...Read More
Solomon Asch, an American psychologist, conducted what is now considered a classic experiment in social psychology about conformity. Asch told the participants that the purpose of the experiment was to test one’s visual abilities. The real purpose was to test levels of...Read More
Anorexia Nervosa is one of the deadliest psychological disorders. Without treatment, one in five sufferers will die. Ninety percent of anorexics are female, mostly in their teens. In countries with high economic status, approximately one out of every 100 adolescent girls has...Read More
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