Accession Number : AD0711022

Title :   CERTAINTY: GENERALITY AND RELATION TO MANIFEST ANXIETY.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Wolff,Wirt M.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1954

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : In the study two types of certainty, subjective and behavioral, and manifest anxiety were under investigation. Subjective certainty refers to the degree of conviction experienced consciously by any given S. Behavioral certainty refers to amount of information requested by Ss before making choices. The first objective was to study the generality of each type of certainty and the relationship between the types. The second objective was to study relationships between manifest anxiety and subjective and behavioral certainties. Anxiety and certainty are in some respects converse concepts and a measure of anxiety was expected to show inverse relations with measures of certainty. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ANXIETY, ANALYSIS), CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, DECISION MAKING, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, CLASSIFICATION, FEMALES

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE