Apparent behavior collection

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This collection contains a restored print of the film "Studies of apparent behavior," as well as some modern interpretations of this film by recent film students. The original animated film was used in a classic experiment in cognitive psychology. Subjects were requested to interpret a film of three geometrical figures shown moving in various directions and at various speeds. This became a landmark study in the field of interpersonal perception, in particular in relation to the attribution process when making judgments of others. Fritz Heider and Marianne Simmer published their results as “An Experimental Study of Apparent Behavior," American Journal of Psychology, April 1944.
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