Accession Number : AD0684032

Title :   A BOOMERANG IN A PEACE CORPS ATTEMPT AT PERSUASION,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Comstock,George

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The experiment described involves a defense arousal. Conducted in 1965 in Colombia, it is concerned, on the one hand, with the dynamics of attitudes in a particular situation, and, on the other, with the evaluation of Peace Corps efforts at persuasion. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY, EFFECTIVENESS), GROUP DYNAMICS, FAILURE, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), MOTIVATION, DECISION MAKING, COLOMBIA

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE