Psychology 491/691 Major Assignment 2 Spring, 2004 Assigned: 3/2/04 Professor Dunning Due: 3/18/04 RESEARCH CRITIQUE For your research critique project, you may choose one of the three following, classic articles in your readings packet for critical evaluation: a) E.J. Langer & J. Rodin. (1976). The effects of choice and enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: A field experiment in an institutional setting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34 , 191-198. b) L. Berkowitz & A. LePage. (1967). Weapons as agression-eliciting stimuli. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 7 , 202-207. c)S. Schachter & J. E. Singer. (1962). Cognitive, social, and physiological determinants of emotional state. Psychological Review, 69 , 379-399. You should probably read each of the articles first before deciding which one to critique. Once you have decided upon a study, put yourself in the role of a harsh critic. Begin with the hypothesis the authors propose. Given that hypothesis, how adequate is the experiment for
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