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Unformatted text preview: (1962) isolated rhesus monkeys from each othermother substitutesshows detrimental effects of isolation but it is impossible to duplicate laboratory conditions among humanswhats the sound of one hand clapping? Isabelle (1932-1939)raised by a deaf mother in an attic Anna (1932-1942)child brought up in isolation Genie (1957- )also brought up in isolation Feral childrenThe Wild Boy of Aveyron was found in 1798 (Comte was born this year) who was raised by animalsTarzan is the myth Institutionalized children H.M. Skeels and H.B. Dye (1939) studied children brought up in orphanageslimited stimulation rather than biological limitationsa longitudinal study over 2 years found that children who were adopted had large IQ growth while those who remained lost 30 pointspretty cruel experiment--Isolation is most severe form of child abuse (cf Sartre We are all alone)...
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