Accession Number:

AD0688884

Title:

STUDIES OF COGNITIVE AND PERCEPTUAL PROCESSES IN INTERPERSONAL DEPENDENCE: A SUMMARY.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Nov 66-30 Apr 69,

Corporate Author:

WAKE FOREST UNIV WINSTON-SALEM N C DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

When an individual depends upon another for advice in a simple choice-making situation, what kinds of perceptual and cognitive processes are associated with such dependence. This basic question was the foundation for a series of 14 investigations examining interpersonal dependence, in the form of imitation and related behaviors, of college students. The research focused on four major topics a interpersonal attentiveness and imitativeness b confidence as a cognitive process in imitation c congruence of perceptual cues and imitativeness and d socially aided concept attainment. The report summarizes the hypotheses, methods, results and conclusions of these experimental studies. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE