ROSALIE RAYNER - ROSALIE RAYNER. Autumn 1919, new graduate...

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ROSALIE RAYNER . Autumn 1919, new graduate student came to study under Watson at Phipps clinic. From a rich & distinguished family, just graduated from Vassar. Niece of Senator Rayner who conducted the hearings on the sinking of the Titanic.When she met Watson, he was 42, she was just 19 years old. Beautiful and lively. Long oval face, blue eyes and brown hair, clever and funny. Fell in love with her handsome and impressive professor, and he with her. a. Tensions between Watson & Mary --mostly under the surface. Mary's daughter Polly recalls that if her parents quarrelled, it was only when they were alone. Mary was frightened that Watson might leave her, and Watson had endured enough quarrels between Pickens and Emma to know how bad they were for children. b. The "Little Albert" experiment. First experiment, white rat. Subsequent ones, a rabbit, a dog, a fur coat, and cotton wool. Showed that emotional reactions could be conditioned by external stimuli, the abrupt sound of a gong. c. The sex machine.
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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ROSALIE RAYNER - ROSALIE RAYNER. Autumn 1919, new graduate...

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