The writer would like to express his gratitude to Dr Nathan Kline of Rockland State Hospital, Orangeburg, N Y, and the research committee of Connecticut State Hospital, for making schizophrenic patients available Also at Rockland State Hospital, Dr Mitzi Suskind obtained some of the BMR's, Dr Edward Cranswick obtained the measures of thyroid function, and Ashton Tenney took the somatotype photographs Dr Richard Held of Brandeis University is responsible for the idea that led to the construction of the discoordination apparatus Mr John G Smith of the physics shop of Wesleyan University constructed the kinesthetic apparatus I am also grateful to the following students Anthony Arena, for studying the effect of exposure time on the size of the discoordination measure, Richard Cavonius, for construction of the main parts of the discoordination apparatus, Richard deCharms, for assistance in running Ss, Sigmund Franczak, deceased, for the reaction-time hypothesis and construction of the reaction-time apparatus, Gordon Hirshhorn, for construction of the visual apparatus and parts of the discoordination apparatus, and for assistance in runinng Ss, C. Wesley Jackson, for assistance m running schizophrenic and normal Ss in the strictly timed kinesthetic figural aftereffect study, and David Lieberman, for obtaining BMR's and for assistance m running Ss My heaviest debt of gratitude is to my wife, Dr Nancy Wertheimer, for obtaining the plexus measures, and for helping in theoretical formulations, for assisting m data analysis, and for editorial assistance, as well as for continued encouragement and interest in this project
Figural Aftereffect as a Measure of Metabolic Efficiency1
Article first published online: 28 APR 2006
Journal of Personality
Volume 24, Issue 1, pages 56–73, September 1955
How to Cite
WERTHEIMER, M. (1955), Figural Aftereffect as a Measure of Metabolic Efficiency. Journal of Personality, 24: 56–73. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.1955.tb01174.x
- Issue published online: 28 APR 2006
- Article first published online: 28 APR 2006
- Manuscript received October 6, 1954
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