John Watson and Little Albert | The Brain: A Secret History

Dr Michael Mosley discusses how John Watson performed one of the most famous and controversial experiments in psychology - The Little Albert study.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'30''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | The medical model | The cognitive explanation of mental illness | The use of CBT as a treatment for depression or schizophrenia.

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Brain: A Secret History
  • Episode: Emotions