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dc.contributor.authorKruger, Stanley Irwinen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-26T19:29:40Z
dc.date.available2018-02-26T19:29:40Z
dc.date.issued1962
dc.date.submitted1962
dc.identifier.otherb14677507
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/27235
dc.descriptionThesis (Ph.D.)--Boston University.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of the present study was to explore the effects of a tranquilizing drug, chlorpromazine, on visual sensitivity and its modification in the presence of intersensory stimulation. The mutually recruitable neurone (MRN), a construct formulated in recent research on intersensory effects, provided a theoretical framework in which observed drug effects might be interpreted. Prior studies on intersensory effects have suggested that sensitivity in a primary sensory system first increases and then decreases as a function of the increasing intensity of the accessory stimulation, producing in turn both facilitation and inhibition. The literature on chlorpromazine has suggested that it might have effects on sensory processes but the magnitude and direction of these effects have varied with experimental conditions and there is need for further clarification. [truncated]en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.rightsBased on investigation of the BU Libraries' staff, this work is free of known copyright restrictions.en_US
dc.subjectChlorpromazineen_US
dc.subjectPharmacologyen_US
dc.titleThe effects of chlorpromazine on flicker fusion threshold with intersensory stimulationen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameDoctor of Psychologyen_US
etd.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
etd.degree.disciplinePsychologyen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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