Daily Archives: February 20, 2012


“As for why Watson and the other researchers would condition any infant, healthy or not, to experience fear and afterward not even attempt to decondition the baby to prevent him from carrying those fears forever, we have Watson’s own explanation: If it yielded scientifically useful results, then it wasn’t cruel. These are Watson’s words: ‘They will be worth all they cost if through them we can find a method which will help us remove fear.'”

–Tom Bartlett. “A New Twist in the Sad Saga of Little Albert.” The Chronicle of Higher Education Jan. 25, 2012. Web.