Accession Number : AD0688169

Title :   OPTIMUM RESPONSE TO ALERTING SIGNALS AND WARNING MESSAGES.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Bill D.

Report Date : 14 MAR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 174

Abstract : The report is organized into the three parts of a research plan designed to determine how people perceive and respond psychologically to alerting signals and warning messages. The first part describes the goals, methodology and findings of a study conducted as part of the total plan and presents procedures using the findings of the study to optimize warning message construction. The remaining two parts of the research plan are research study designs presented in the sequence they would be performed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CIVIL DEFENSE, WARNING SYSTEMS), (*WARNING SYSTEMS, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY)), ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, QUESTIONNAIRES, POPULATION

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Civil Defense

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE