Accession Number : AD0708397

Title :   THE MODIFICATION OF SELECTIVE RECALL OF CENTRAL AND INCIDENTAL TASK FEATURES BY EMOTIONAL AROUSAL.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Schiffenbauer,Allen ; Sherman,Spencer ; Zimbardo,Philip

Report Date : MAY 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The document is concerned with the extent to which the arousal of emotion guides behavior and directs attention. The research represents a step in the direction necessary to answer this broad question. The ultimate theoretical concern rests with understanding the dynamics of mob behavior and the mass social action so prevalent now in society. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BEHAVIOR, RECALL), (*EMOTIONS, IMPACT), (*RECALL, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), FEAR, TEST METHODS, APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY, TEST EQUIPMENT, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE