Category «Experimentation in humans»

Fritz Fischer (Nazi doctor)

Fritz Ernst Fischer ( Berlin , 5 of October of 1912 – Ingelheim am Rhein , 2003 ) was a physician German who participated in the Nazi human experimentation on prisoners ofRavensbrück concentration camp . Biography Fischer studied medicine , first in Bonn , then in Berlin and Leipzig . Finally, he graduated in Hamburg …

Hermann Becker-Freyseng

Hermann Becker-Freyseng ( Ludwigshafen , 18 of July of 1910 – Heidelberg , 27 of August of 1961 ) was a physician Nazi and consultant Aviation Medicine in the Luftwaffe . He was recognized as a senior aviation medicine specialist 1 Becker-Freyseng was one of the defendants in the Doctors’ Trial . 2 First investigations …

MK Ultra Project

The MK Ultra project , sometimes also known as mind control program of the CIA – was the code name given to a secret and illegal program designed and implemented by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States (CIA) for experimentation in Humans. These human trials were intended to identify and develop new substances …

BLUEBIRD Project

Bluebird ( Blue Bird ) is a program of mind control of the CIA in January conducted between 1951 and 1953 that was seeking to brainwash detained and inculcate new values and ideas. During this period the CIA authorized licensed psychiatrists to conduct experiments, including: creating new identities, inducing amnesia , creating multiple personalities and …

ARTICHOKE Project

The ARTICHOKE Project (also referred to as Operation ARTICHOKE ) was a CIA project investigating interrogation methods for prisoners stemming from the fear of seeing the techniques used by North Korea with American prisoners. Development It led to the BLUEBIRD project the 20 of August of 1951 , managed by the Office of Scientific Intelligence …

Operation Whitecoat

The Operation Whitecoat was the name that received a medical research program conducted by the United States Army between 1954 and 1973 at Fort Detrick which consisted in conducting medical experiments on human volunteers, chosen from among recruits soldiers registered as conscientious objectors Of the Seventh-day Adventist Church . The stated aim of these experiments …

Monster Study

Monster Study is the name given to an experiment on stuttering performed on 22 orphaned children, aged 5 to 15 years, in Davenport , Iowa ( USA ) in 1939 . 1 The experiment Devised by Wendell Johnson at the University of Iowa , the research was intended to induce stuttering in subjects who did …

Project MKDELTA

The MKDELTA Project or “MKPLUSULTRA” as his successor Project MKULTRA , is an operation of mind control carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States. Development Involved the use of biochemistry in research in humans. 8 9 10 11 12 A special procedure called MKDELTA was designed to govern the (human) material …

Zhongma Fortress

La Fortaleza Zhongma or Tōgō unit was a research facility for biological warfare built by the Kwantung Army in Beiyinhe , on the outskirts of Harbin , Manchukuo , during the Second Sino-Japanese War . Background A Shirō Ishii , researcher at the Japanese Imperial Army focused on biological warfare and chemical warfare , was …

Tuskegee Experiment

The Tuskegee experiment was a clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 in the US city of Tuskegee ( Alabama ) by the Public Health Service of the United States. Then, 600 African-American sharecroppers , mostly illiterate, were studied to observe the natural progression of syphilis if it was not treated and if it could …

Small World Experiment

The experiment in the small world comprises several experiments carried out by social psychologist Stanley Milgram in his research on social networks in the United States . What was innovative about this research was the revelation that human society is a social network that presents the structure of the small world , characterized by much …

Rosenhan’s Experiment

Rosenhan’s experiment was a famous experiment on the validity of the psychiatric diagnosis carried out by the psychologist David Rosenhan between 1968 and 1972. 1 It was published in 1973 in the journal Science under the heading “On being sane in insane places” ( “To be sane in demented places”). 2 The study is considered …

Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Jail Experiment is a well-known psychological study about the influence of an extreme environment, life in prison, man-made behaviors, dependent on the social roles they developed (captive, guarded). It was carried out in 1971 by a team of researchers led by Philip Zimbardo of Stanford University . Volunteers were recruited to play the …

9420 Squadron

The 9420 Squadron or Oka Squadron consisted of two units formed in 1942 to support the Imperial Japanese Army in the southern region: Umeoka Unit, which specialized in bubonic plague , and Unit Kono, which specialized in malaria . 1 Under General Kitagawa Masataka , 9420 Squadron was based in Tanpoi Hospital Permai, Johor , …

8604 Squadron

The Squadron 8604 or Squadron Nami was a secret medical unit of the Imperial Japanese Army investigating biological weapons and other topics through human experimentation during the Second Sino-Japanese War ( 1937 – 1945 ) and during World War II . Founded in Guangzhou , Guangdong , near Hong Kong , and with its base …

731 Squadron

The Unit 731 was a covert program of research and development of biological weapons the Imperial Japanese Army , which carried out deadly medical experiments on humans during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) and World War II . He was responsible for some of the most horrible war crimes committed in modern times. Officially known …

100 Squadron

The Unit 100 was a secret unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that focused on the development of biological weapons during World War II . It was operated by Kenpeitai , the military police of the Empire of Japan . It was located in Mokotan, Manchukuo , a town south of Changchun City and was …

John Charles Cutler

John Charles Cutler ( Cleveland , 29 of June of 1915 – Pittsburgh , 8 of February of 2003 ) was a surgeon American best known for leading a research program on sexually transmitted infections in the Public Health Service of the United States . The Mengele American As director of the US national program, …

Project CHATTER

The Chatter Project is the crypto-CIA of a US Navy program that began in the fall of 1947 focused on the identification and subsequent testing of drugs used in interrogation and recruitment of agents . This program included experimentation with animals and humans. The program ended shortly after the end of the Korean War in …

Asch’s experiment

The experiments in accordance with the group of Asch were a series of experiments realized in 1951 that demonstrated significantly the power of the conformity in the groups. The experimenters, led by Solomon Asch, asked some students to participate in a “vision test”. In fact all but one of the participants in the experiment were …