Accuracy of Perception of Attitude: An Intergenerational Investigation

@article{Kurlychek1982AccuracyOP,
  title={Accuracy of Perception of Attitude: An Intergenerational Investigation},
  author={R. T. Kurlychek and T. Trepper},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1982},
  volume={54},
  pages={271 - 274}
}
A group of 23 college students and a group of 21 60 + -yr.-olds responded to the Purpose-in-Life Test and the Collette-Lester Fear of Death Scale, both subjectively and in a manner they perceived the other generation would respond. Actual differences were found on two of the five measures; the older generation reported significantly higher purpose in life and less fear of personal death. Both groups rated the other as having less purpose in life and more fear of death and dying. The 60 + -yr… Expand
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