Jean Watson's Experiment

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Almost every Introductory Psychology textbook mentions Watson’s work with the infant Albert because it’s a very important factor in classical conditioning. I think the theoretical point made by this experiment was to prove that the classical conditioning principles can be utilized to condition the emotional response of fear. I believe this experiment was unethical, simply because it did not protect Albert from any psychological harm whatsoever. I also believe that it could have been approached in a totally different way.
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