The effects of subliminal stimuli of aggressive content upon conscious cognition1


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    The study is based on a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Graduate School of Arts and Science of New York University An abridged account was presented at the Convention of the American Psychological Association, 1958 I wish to thank the staff members of the Research Center for Mental Health who assisted as judges in the experiment I also wish to thank Drs Robert R Holt and Leo Goldberger for their critical readings of this paper and Kiriki de Diego who, among other things, drew the stimuli used in the study I am especially indebted to Dr George S Klein, my dissertation sponsor, for his extensive critical help and for his general encouragement and stimulation

  • The study was carried out under a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (Project Code Number M-782, Cognitive Processes Below the Level of Awareness)