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What makes us become a good samaritan?

This was investigated by Piliavin (1969) on the New York subway. An actor fell over on the train, 2 observers measured who, if anyone, helped.

What makes us become a good samaritan?2021-06-30T15:08:34+01:00

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Happy Friday! Hope everyone had a brilliant week. Here’s some feel good stories to get your weekend off to a good start.

#FGF2021-06-30T15:09:15+01:00

The power of labels & segregation

Third grade teacher Jane Elliot wanted to show her class what it felt like to experience discrimination after the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968.

The power of labels & segregation2021-06-30T15:10:04+01:00

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Happy Friday! Here’s some happy news to start your weekend with a smile.

#FGF2021-06-30T15:10:37+01:00

Should we always just ‘trust the experts’?

David Rosenhan conducted a famous experiment where mentally healthy individuals presented at mental hospitals saying they were hearing voices.

Should we always just ‘trust the experts’?2021-06-30T15:11:18+01:00

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Happy Friday all! Here are this week’s feel good news stories to get your weekend started.

#FGF2021-06-30T15:17:49+01:00

Do babies require love to develop?

Harlow & Harlow studied this with their infamous study using Rhesus monkeys. Baby monkeys were taken from their mothers & placed in a cage with two ‘surrogate mothers’ made of wire.

Do babies require love to develop?2021-06-30T15:18:29+01:00

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Happy Friday everyone! Here’s this weeks round up of good news stories to start your weekend with a smile.

#FGF2021-06-30T15:19:22+01:00

How important are our early experiences?

Konrad Lorenz studied the attachment behaviour of geese by splitting a clutch of eggs into two. Half were left to hatch with their mother & the other half were kept in an incubator & saw Lorenz as the first moving object when they hatched.

How important are our early experiences?2021-06-30T15:20:03+01:00
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