The control of the content of conversation: reinforcement of statements of opinion.

@article{VERPLANCK1955TheCO,
  title={The control of the content of conversation: reinforcement of statements of opinion.},
  author={W S VERPLANCK},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={1955},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={668-76}
}
SOME kinds of human behavior have seemed to be resistant to experimental investigation because of both their complexity and their apparent variability. One such class includes the commonplace activities of people —for example, whatever the reader was doing just before he picked up this journal. Perhaps talking to someone. This paper describes the successful… CONTINUE READING