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ERIC Number: EJ175427
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Publication Date: 1977
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Body Movement in Relation to Type of Information (Person- and Nonperson-Oriented) and Cognitive Style (Field Dependence)
Sousa-Poza, Joaquin F.; Rohrberg, Robert
Human Communication Research, 4, 1, 19-29, F 77
Proposes that body-focused movement reflects a degree of uncertainty involved in generating information as a function of type of information, psychological differentiation of encoder, and psychological uncertainty of communicative setting. Object-focused movements appear to occur in relation to the type of information and listener availability. (MH)
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