The search for psychology's lost boy
June 2, 2014 11:50 AM   Subscribe

"He pictured sitting down with Albert—who would have been in his 80s when Beck started searching for him—and watching the Little Albert video together."

Little Albert previously on MeFi
posted by Catseye (4 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
Very interesting read. Thanks.
posted by benito.strauss at 12:10 PM on June 2, 2014

Well that's a relief. The original thread really stressed me out.
posted by bleep at 1:20 PM on June 2, 2014

The resistance of Beck et al. to the new information is... well, it's psychologically interesting. There are many discrepancies between their hypothesis and Little Albert, but the only thing they have to hold up against the new William Albert Barger hypothesis is that they overlooked it themselves.
posted by Sys Rq at 3:04 PM on June 2, 2014 [1 favorite]

(Also, I'm surprised to learn that Grant MacEwan Community College is now MacEwan University.)
posted by Sys Rq at 3:06 PM on June 2, 2014

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