ERIC Number: EJ468536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Communication Apprehension, Willingness to Communicate, and Sense of Humor: United States and New Zealand Perspectives.
Hackman, Michael Z.; Barthel-Hackman, Tammy A.
Communication Quarterly, v41 n3 p282-91 Sum 1993
Finds that New Zealand students sampled were significantly less willing to communicate and experienced greater communication apprehension than U.S. students. Finds significant negative correlations for United States students between communication apprehension and humor variables (liking of humor, sensitivity to humor, and coping humor), whereas New Zealand students showed significant positive correlation between communication apprehension and humor variables. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand; United States