Advanced Placement Psychology Summer Assignment M. Freeman Scope: The study of psychology has been dominated by research. Only by in-depth study can man truly understand the nature of human behavior. The following are ten (10) landmark studies in the history of psychology: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Albert Bandura’s observational learning studies on aggression John B. Watson’s ‘Baby Albert’ studies on classical conditioning of fear Stanley Milgram’s ‘shock’ studies on obedience Solomon Asch’s ‘line’ studies on conformity Philip Zimbardo’s ‘Stanford prison study’ and the Lucifer Effect Harry Harlow’s monkey studies Gibson and Walk’s ‘visual cliff’ studies David Rosenhan’s ‘pseudo-patient’ studies Mary Ainsworth’s ‘strange situation’ paradigm studies Diane Baumrind studies on parenting styles Assignment: Individually, or with a partner, you will extensively research any two (2) of these studies. After completing your research, you will then complete some sort of project-based expression of creativity in order to visually present your findings for each study. Examples of such expression could be, but is not limited to: 1. Poster 2. Collage 3. Original artwork 4. Actual imagery from the studies themselves 5. Original construction 6. Other NOTES: All projects should be accompanied by a 1-2 page typed abstract of the study You will NOT be required to do an oral/class presentation of your work The work of partnerships should be shared for both projects; i.e. it should NOT be a situation where one person does one project and the other person does the other project This assignment will constitute 5-10% of your 1st quarter grade You have a high level of freedom in how you choose to express yourselves, but all forms of expression need to be appropriate. If you have any questions on this matter, please see me.