In order to interpret psychology studies, it is essential to understand basic research methods. Put your knowledge to the test in this quiz.
The Hawthorne effect refers to a phenomenon in which participants alter their behavior as a result of being part of an experiment or study.
Psychologists often use the experimental method to determine if changes in one variable lead to changes in another variable in research.
Learn about some of the most interesting and surprising psychology experiments that may challenge what you believe about the human mind and behavior.
During the 1950s, psychologist Solomon Asch conducted a series of experiments designed to demonstrate the power of conformity in groups.
Milgram's obedience experiment is one of the most famous studies in psychology's history. Learn what it revealed and the moral questions it raised.
Social psychologists have performed many famous (and sometimes controversial) studies. Learn more about some of the most notorious experiments.
Lining Up the Prisoners. A great resource for information about Zimbardo's famous prison experiment.