ERIC Number: ED136093
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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The Relationship of Neuroticism to Proxemic Behavior.
Duffy, Karen G.; DeJulio, Steven S.
This research project used 93 college students to study the correlation between neuroticism and interpersonal space. The study shows that stressed persons prefer larger social distances than do well adjusted persons. Results also revealed a proxemic difference related to sex of the experimenters, with subjects prefering to sit closer to female experimenters. The paper includes implications of the study for clinical practice. (MML)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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