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Drunk tank pink : and other unexpected forces that shape how we think, feel, and behave / Adam Alter.

Alter, Adam L., 1980- author. (Author).
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Kirtland Community College Library BF 636 .A48 2014 30775305468838 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780143124931 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0143124935 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2014.

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General Note: "First published in the United States of America by The Penguin Press, 2013."--Colophon.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pt. 1. The world within us. Names ; Labels ; Symbols -- pt. 2. The world between us. The mere presence of other people ; The characteristics of other people ; Culture -- pt. 3. The world around us. Colors ; Locations ; Weather and warmth.
Summary, etc.: The title stems from a minor popular culture sensation based on a 1979 article in the academic journal Orthomolecular Psychiatry that described an experiment with 153 healthy young men and blue and pink cardboard. All but 2 of the men were dramatically weaker after staring at the pink cardboard for one minute. Law enforcement officials used pink for holding cell walls and the color was unofficially christened Drunk Tank Pink.
Subject: Psychology, Applied.
Environmental psychology.
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