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ERIC Number: EJ144230
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Effects on Performance of Perceived Control over Noxious Noise
Blechman, Elaine A.; Dannemiller, Eugene A.
Journal of Counsulting and Clinical Psychology, 44, 4, 601-606, Aug 76
In a noisy setting, college students (N=40) worked at anagrams and proofreading. Students were assigned to a perceived own control or no control condition and to a constant or increasing rate of exposure. Those who believed their rapid button-pressing produced the silence improved significantly at proofreading but not at anagrams. (Author)
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