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I assisted in identifying “Little Albert,” the infant subject of a well-known classical conditioning experiment carried out at Johns Hopkins University, c. 1920. The resulting article, which I co-authored, "Correcting the Record on Watson, Rayner, and Little Albert: Albert Barger as “Psychology’s Lost Boy” appeared in the September 2014 issue of American Psychologist.

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