ERIC Number: EJ373043
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Does Counselor Body Posture Make a Difference?
Ridley, Nancy L.; Asbury, Frank R.
School Counselor, v35 n4 p253-58 Mar 1988
Examined effect of counselors' body postures on client perceptions of counselors. Undergraduates (N=63) met with female graduate student counselor and then completed counselor rating form. Results revealed no significant differences between open and closed postures for attractiveness or trustworthiness. Clients perceived counselors in open posture to be significantly more expert than those in closed posture. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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