ERIC Number: EJ437303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Effects of Public Speaking Trait Anxiety and Intensity of Speaking Task on Heart Rate during Performance.
Beatty, Michael J.; Behnke, Ralph R.
Human Communication Research, v18 n2 p147-76 Dec 1991
Measures heart rates of both anxious and nonanxious speakers under both high- and low-intensity conditions. Finds that heart rates of anxious speakers were significantly higher than those of nonanxious speakers when both performed under low-intensity conditions but that heart rates were not different for anxious and nonanxious speakers when performing in high-intensity environments. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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