Watson and “Little Albert”
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 11, November 2003
Daniel Carlat, MD
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John Watson (1878-1958) was one of the more colorful figures in the history of American psychology. The poor son of violent, drinking man in South Carolina, Watson managed to gain admission to a local college, and then studied psychology at University of Chicago.