Originally Posted by Dexters
It was discredited - you will have to find research it.
From what I can remember some of the problems were with how he advertized for and selected the participants - biased the results.
Also, not a double blind experiment. The professor was a key participant and wrote up the results and conclusions.
This is from memory so research it.
Well, when I taught the study (having read it - the original, half a dozen variations, seen the films of it, and studied it in coursework in grad school)...as I said - there were some issues. But nothing so wrong that it should be ignored.
Sincerely, Dr. Aceman, PhD, Psychology. Or we can go with your comment.