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ERIC Number: ED250757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relationship between changing sex-role attitudes and behaviors and changing decision-making patterns among married couples; (2) a comparison of the effect of two sex education models for families upon sex knowledge, general communication, and sexual communication; (3) the rhythmic structure in mother-newborn interactions; (4) a sociolinguistic perspective of family communication; (5) interaction characteristics of emergent leadership; (6) adolescents' personal relationships and communication network involvement; (7) what expectant mothers tell their unborn children; (8) a formal model of information exchange in initial interaction; (9) the relationship between person characteristics and attitudes toward black speakers and white speakers of informal nonstandard English; (10) an analysis of jury size and deliberation processes; (11) the influence of age and sex on perceptions of communication competency; (12) paralinguistic, kinesic, and verbal indicators of uncertainty in atypical interactions; (13) the effects of physical attractiveness on perspective taking perception of situation and communication style; and (14) a model of family functioning using adaptability, cohesion, and communication. (HOD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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