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ERIC Number: ED020753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr
Pages: 66
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INFORMATION EXCHANGE AT THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION AND THE FUNCTION OF THE CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS IN SUCH EXCHANGE. APA-PSIEP REPORT NO. 18.
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY WAS TO ASSESS THE FUNCTION OF VARIOUS EVENTS ON THE CONVENTION PROGRAM IN LIGHT OF THE AVAILABILITY OF THE PROCEEDINGS PRIOR TO THE CONVENTION. THE MAJOR FINDINGS OF THE STUDY DEAL WITH--THE SUCCESS OF THE PROCEEDINGS AS A COMMUNICATION MEDIUM, THE EFFECT OF THE POOR DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROCEEDINGS PRIOR TO THE CONVENTION UPON INTERACTION AT THE CONVENTION, THE CHARACTERISTICS OF DISCUSSION SESSIONS OF THE CONVENTION, ESPECIALLY IN TERMS OF PROMOTING EFFECTIVE INTERACTION BETWEEN AUTHORS AND ATTENDANTS, THE EFFECTIVENESSS OF THE INVITED ADDRESSES AND SYMPOSIA AS CONVENTION EVENTS, GIVING DUE ATTENTION TO THE FACT THAT CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSIONS NOW SEEM TO BE SOMEWHAT MORE EFFECTIVE THAN IN THE PAST, AND FINALLY, CHARACTERISTICS OF CONVENTION INTERACTIONS AND OF THE RESPONDENT THAT SEEM MOST FREQUENTLY TO LEAD TO MODIFICATIONS IN THE RESPONDENT'S ONGOING PSYCHOLOGICAL WORK. HARD COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE APA'S PROJECT ON SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION EXCHANGE IN PSYCHOLOGY, 1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (RP)
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Authoring Institution: American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION