ERIC Number: EJ634600
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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When Norms Are Violated: Imagined Interactions as Processing and Coping Mechanisms.
Berkos, Kristen M.; Allen, Terre H.; Kearney, Patricia; Plax, Timothy G.
Communication Monographs, v68 n3 p289-300 Sep 2001
Explores undergraduate student receivers' symbolic cognitive processes in response to particular types of norm violations. Finds that imagined interactions were used in respect to all three types of violations profiled and that participants were significantly more likely to engage in imagined interactions than to interact with or confront norm violators. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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