Divergent Reactions to the Threat of War

  title={Divergent Reactions to the Threat of War},
  author={P. Ekman and L. Cohen and R. Moos and W. Raine and M. Schlesinger and G. Stone},
  pages={88 - 94}
  • P. Ekman, L. Cohen, +3 authors G. Stone
  • Published 1963
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • While the extent of similarity between the two groups was surprising, this similarity may have been due to the particular community studied and should not obscure the real differences which were found, which apparently remained fairly stable. The two groups differed not only in their beliefs about shelters but in their attitudes toward war, United States foreign policy, the motives of the Soviet Union, political affiliation and activity, risk-taking behavior, their own descriptions of… CONTINUE READING
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          We are indebted to John A. Starkweather for pointing out the existence of these two groups and their potential interest