ERIC Number: EJ550355
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Similarity in the Communication Skills of Young Adults: Foundations of Attraction, Friendship, and Relationship Satisfaction.
Burleson, Brant R.; Samter, Wendy
Communication Reports, v9 n2 p127-39 Sum 1996
Finds that college students were attracted to peers having similar social skill levels; pairs of friends had similar levels of communication skills related to the expression and management of emotional states; and pairs of friends having low levels of communication skills were just as satisfied with their relationships as were pairs of friends having high levels of skills. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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