The Monster Study - Wendell Johnson

129.2 – The Monster Study

The Monster Study (aka Tudor Study) is an unethical psychology experiment that was conducted in 1939 on 22 orphans in Davenport, Iowa. The goal was to a test the theory that by deeply worrying about starting to stutter, one may develop the speech disorder. Mary Tudor, a graduate student attempted to induce stuttering – to create the behavior – in fluent speakers.

American Culture and History Lesson: Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks

Image Credit: Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about Henrietta Lacks, the woman whose cells greatly impacted modern science. So today, as I mentioned before, we’re going to talk about Henrietta Lacks. Just a few months ago, I decided to read the book