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Master of Arts (M.A.)




Need for this investigation: The interest that has been aroused in the general public by the cigarette manufactures with their publicity claims, pro and con, as to the effects of their particular brand of cigarettes upon the emotional reaction of the smoker has offered the stimulus tor this research.

Statement of problem: Physiological or psychological. The research reported here represents an experimental attempt to reveal the relationship between the physiological or psychological responses to smoking.

The Thesis: Does smoking produce emotional relaxation? This report is an outgrowth of experiments of similar nature which have been completed in the past. The report covers the data from an experiment attempting to show some statistical evidence that there possibly is an emotional relaxation resulting from the smoking of a cigarette.



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