ERIC Number: EJ262980
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Publication Date: 1982
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The Sounds of Silence in Communicative Encounters.
Newman, Helen M.
Communication Quarterly, v30 n2 p142-49 Spr 1982
Findings from two studies indicated that (1) conversations with silences were evaluated more negatively, along a number of dimensions, than conversations without silences; and (2) when silences were accompanied by an activity--for example, sculpting--conversations were rated more favorably. (PD)
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