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Transcript of "Monster Study"
Emily McLaughlin & Lizzy McGregor Dr. Wendell Johnson, Psychologist studied 22 orphans with stuttering speech impediments in Davenport, Iowa, in 1939
Kids of all ages didn’t know they were being studied till 60 years later.
The letter of anger was written by Mary Korlaske (aka: the monster Nazi ) therefore named the "Monster Study” Description Experiment lasted : January- late May 1939
all left with Stutterers Results 10th of the top 10 psychological experiments.
the causes of stuttering was wrong
Left “normal” people with a stutter.
No help offered to cure those left with the stutter after the experiment Unethical Behavior Experiment was a success
Stuttering can be taught to a child
Stuttering can controllably become worse Ethical Behavior This needed to be performed on humans
Use voluntary subjects
Informed the orphanage of the process and treatment.
Treatment to cure the stutter after experiment results. To Create an Ethical Environment Citation "The âMonster Studyâ on Stuttering." The âMonster Studyâ on Stuttering. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://www.spring.org.uk/2007/06/monster-study.php>. (description)
"The Monster Study." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 09 June 2012. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monster_Study>. (Positives)
"Top 10 Unethical Psychological Experiments." Listverse. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. <http://listverse.com/2008/09/07/top-10-unethical-psychological-experiments/>. (Negatives)