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The Effect of value on the perception of distance

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  • Perception ( Lcsh )
  • Psychology Thesis Ph. D ( Lcsh )
  • Dissertations
  • Academic -- Psychology ( Lcsh )

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The effect of value on the perception of distance THE EFFECT OF VALUE ON THE PERCEPTION OF DISTANCE By WALLACE W. PROPHET A DISSERTATION PRESENTED TO THE GRADUATE COUNQL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA June, 1958 ACKKWLBDGMBHrS Tha writer wishes to express his appreciation and thanks to all those who assisted and guided him in this study. Special thanks go to the nenbers of the Supervisory Cosnittee: Or. R. H. Waters, Chaiman, Dr. R. J. Anderson, Dr. B. D. Hinckley, Dr. U. W. Bhraann, and Dr. 0. B. Thonason. Bspecially, I wish to express i^ thanks and deepest love and ai^reciation to ay wife, Sarah, who helped in so aany ways. ii TABLE OF CONTBirrS ACOroWLEDGMEENIS 11 LIST OF TABLES AMD ILLUSTRATIOMS . Iv Chapter I. INTRDOUCTIOM I Purpose and Background of Present Study 0<-Variables In Perception SuBuary and Unsolved Issues Hypotheses for the Present Study II. RESEARCH DESIGN AHD PROCEDURE . 15 Subjects Apparatus Procedure III. RESULTS 24 Deductions from Hypotheses Statistical Evaluation of Deductions IV. CONCLUSIONS AND SIMHARY 37 Conclusions Suanary BIELIOGRAPffif 45 Ui LIST OF TABLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS Table Pag* 1. Analysis o£ Varlanca for AS, Binocular and Monocular Trials, Four Valua Conditions by Sox 27 2. Analysis of Variance for AE, Binocular and Monocular Trials, Four Value Conditions by Economic Score . 27 3. Hean AS in Milllasters for Four Value Conditions for Binocular and Monocular Trials . 28 4. Coaparison of Mean AB for Neutral and Coeribined Value Conditions for Binocular and Monocular Trials * . 29 5. Analysis of Variance for CB. Binocular and Monocular Trials, Three Value Conditions by Sex ...... 30 6. Analysis of Variance for CE, Binocular and Monocular Trials, Three Velue Conditions by Economic Score. 30 7. Mean CE in MllliiDeters for Three Value Conditions for Binocular and Monocular Tr

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