ERIC Number: EJ581434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Effects of Expectancies and Actual Communication on Nonverbal Adaptation and Communication Outcomes: A Test of Interaction Adaptation Theory.
Yoshimura, Stephen M.; Le Poire, Beth A.
Communication Monographs, v66 n1 p1-30 Mar 1999
Examines relative effects of cognitive expectation and actual communication behavior of undergraduate students on communication outcomes. Manipulates expectations (pleasant versus unpleasant communication) and communication (high or low involvement). Examines individual and combined influence on affective outcomes, evaluations, and interaction adaptation. Finds general support for the hypothesis. Discusses results in terms of pleasant communication, expectancy effects, and expectation-violation effects. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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