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ERIC Number: EJ490677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-4523
Contagion Theory and the Communication of Public Speaking State Anxiety.
Behnke, Ralph R.; And Others
Communication Education, v43 n3 p246-51 Jul 1994
Reports on research into the communication of speech state anxiety between adjacent speakers in the speaking order in a public speaking setting. Finds, based on classical response contagion theory, that public speaking state anxiety in an educational setting is contagious. Discusses possible consequences, and advances suggestions for future research. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Contagion Theory