Dr. Wendell Johnson's Monster Study: The Case Of An Experiment

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The monster Study is the case of experiment conducted on 6 children naming it an experiment. A psychologist professor Dr. Wendell Johnson at the University of Iowa was a speech pathologist and was interested in carrying out an experiment to find out the answer for established belief of stuttering was an inborn disability with the help of one of his graduate student Mary Tudor (Thorson, n.d.). He selected 22 orphan student and separated them into two groups of the same size – stuttered and non-stuttered. In the stuttered group not all kids were stuttered but six of them were. The non-stuttered kids were given appreciation of their ability of good speech and constantly praised for their good speech. On the other side stuttered group was given

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