PROJECT ARGUS 1967: FIVE YEAR REVIEW AND PREVIEW
NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD
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The report summarizes research progress under Project ARGUS for the period October 1965 to June 1967, and presents research plans for the five years 1968 - 1972. The accomplished research reported includes work on groups in isolation, social penetration, ecological aspects of behavior, sensory reduction, affect measurement, comparative monotony, activity measures, social comparison processes, behavioral contagion, Project SEALAB, expectancy confirmation, and stress. The report summarizes research described in more detail in 55 journal articles, chapters, and presentations to professional societies. The project plans for the next five years envision continuing efforts in most of the above areas, with an increased emphasis on training, computer modelling, and larger isolated groups.