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Mind Changers Episode guide

  1. Anna Freud and Child Observation

    By insisting on observation in nurseries, Anna Freud promoted understanding of children.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2013

  2. Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

    Claudia examines the Hierarchy of Needs, part of Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2013

  3. James Pennebaker and Expressive Writing

    James Pennebaker proved that simply writing about how you feel can improve your health.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2013

  4. Donald Broadbent and the Cocktail Party

    Claudia Hammond examines the legacy the psychologist who launched the cognitive revolution

    First broadcast: 30 Apr 2012

  5. Julian Rotter and Locus of Control

    Claudia meets Julian Rotter, who promoted personality theory in clinical psychology.

    First broadcast: 23 Apr 2012

  6. Joseph Wolpe and Systematic Desensitization

    Exploring Joseph Wolpe's development of a treatment for patients with phobias.

    First broadcast: 16 Apr 2012

  7. Elizabeth Loftus and Eye Witness Testimony

    Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.

    First broadcast: 17 Apr 2011

  8. Henri Tajfel's Minimal Groups

    Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.

    First broadcast: 27 Feb 2011

  9. Walter Mischel's Marshmallow Study

    Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.

    First broadcast: 20 Feb 2011

  10. Arden House

    Claudia Hammond revisits Langer and Rodin's 1976 Arden House study.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2009

  11. Harlow's Monkeys

    Revisiting Harry Harlow's surrogate mothers experiment, which revolutionised parenting.

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2009

  12. The Pseudo-Patient Study

    Claudia Hammond revisits David Rosenhan's Pseudo-Patient Study.

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2009

  13. The Bobo Doll

    Albert Bandura's experiment in 1961 exposed the dangers of imitative behaviour.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2007

  14. The Stanford Prison Experiment

    When Philip Zimbardo set up a mock prison, he had no idea what he would witness.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2007

  15. Case Study: Dora - The Girl Who Walked Out on Freud

    The story of Dora, Freud's first case history, which he used to explain infant sexuality.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2010

  16. Case Study: SB - The Man Who Was Disappointed with What He Saw

    The story of SB, who had his sight restored after over 50 years of blindness.

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2010

  17. Case Study: John/Joan - The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

    The case that for years apparently proved that nurture not nature dictates gender identity

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2010

  18. Case Study: HM - The Man Who Couldn't Remember

    A man known as HM provided the key to one of the mysteries of the human brain.

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 2010

  19. The Hawthorne Effect

    The 1920s experiment in a Chicago factory that gave rise to the Hawthorne Effect.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2009

  20. Case Study: Little Hans

    A small boy's phobia of horses seemed unlikely evidence for the Oedipus complex.

    First broadcast: 28 May 2008

  21. Case Study: The Man with a Hole in His Head

    Phineas Gage was a railway worker in 19th-century Vermont who survived a bizarre accident.

    First broadcast: 21 May 2008

  22. Case Study: The Wild Boy of Aveyron

    In 1800, 12-year-old Victor emerged from the woods, naked and behaving like an animal.

    First broadcast: 14 May 2008

  23. Case Study: Kitty Genovese

    A brutal killing led to the naming of the phenomenon known as Bystander Effect.

    First broadcast: 07 May 2008

  24. The Heinz Dilemma

    Lawrence Kohlberg's experiment to quantify the human capacity for ethical reasoning.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2007

  25. Hans Eysenck

    Claudia Hammond looks at Hans Eysenck's studies of introvert and extrovert personalities.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2005

  26. Mary Ainsworth

    Claudia Hammond looks at Mary Ainsowrth's research on the parent-child relationship.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2005

  27. John Watson and Little Emotional Albert

    Claudia Hammond profiles JB Watson, the psychologist considered the father of behaviourism

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2005

  28. Sir Frederic Bartlett – The War of the Ghosts

    Claudia Hammond looks at memory and the Chinese whispers experiment by Frederic Bartlett.

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2003

  29. Jean Piaget – The Three Mountains

    Claudia Hammond asks if Jean Piaget's findings about children's egocentrism are accurate.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2003

  30. Solomon Asch - Conformity

    Claudia Hammond looks at the conformity experiments of social psychologist, Solomon Asch.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2003

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