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Elliott, Lindsey; Knox, David – College Student Journal, 2016
A 64 item Internet questionnaire was completed by 381 undergraduates at a large southeastern university to assess taking chances in romantic relationships. Almost three fourths (72%) self-identified as being a "person willing to take chances in my love relationship." Engaging in unprotected sex, involvement in a "friends with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires, Interpersonal Relationship, Intimacy
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Freysteinsdóttir, Freydís Jóna; Skúlason, Sigurgrímur; Halligan, Caitlin; Knox, David – College Student Journal, 2014
Seven hundred and twenty-two undergraduates from a large southeastern university in the U.S. and 368 undergraduates from The University of Iceland in the Reykjavik, Iceland completed a 100 item Internet questionnaire revealing their (mostly white and 20-24 years old) attitudes on various relationship and sexual issues. Significant differences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes
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Halligan, Caitlin; Knox, David; Brinkley, Jason – College Student Journal, 2013
A 42 item Internet questionnaire was completed by 259 undergraduates at a large southeastern university designed to assess the degree to which individuals involved in abusive relationships would report that technology in the form of text messages, email, and Facebook would impair their ability to terminate the relationship. Almost sixty percent…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Online Surveys, Questionnaires, Computer Use
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Nelms, Bobbie Jo; Knox, David; Easterling, Beth – College Student Journal, 2012
"The talk" is culturally understood to mean a discussion whereby both partners in a relationship reveal their feelings about each other and their commitment to a future together. Typically, one partner feels a greater need to clarity the future and instigates "the talk." This study reports the analysis of a 15 item…
Descriptors: Social Exchange Theory, Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Questionnaires
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Derby, Kelly; Knox, David; Easterling, Beth – College Student Journal, 2012
A 42 item Internet questionnaire was completed by 268 undergraduates at a large southeastern university to assess the frequency, motivations, and outcome of snooping in romantic relationships. Almost two thirds (66%) reported that they had engaged in snooping behavior, most often when the partner was taking a shower. Primary motives were…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Questionnaires, Online Surveys, Undergraduate Students
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Beaver, Tiffany; Knox, David; Zusman, Marty E. – College Student Journal, 2010
Analysis of survey data from 995 undergraduates at a large southeastern university revealed that 93% reported owning a cell phone and a statistically significant difference between women and men (95% versus 91.2%) and between Whites (95.1%) and Blacks (87.7%). In addition, Blacks were twice as likely as Whites to be bothered by their partner's use…
Descriptors: White Students, Surveys, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Richey, Emily; Knox, David; Zusman, Marty – College Student Journal, 2009
The sexual values of absolutism (abstinence until marriage), relativism (sexual decisions made in reference to the nature of the relationship), and hedonism ("if it feels good, do it") were assessed in a convenience sample of 783 undergraduate students at a large southeastern university. Results revealed that relativism (62.1%) was the predominate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences, Sexuality, Values
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Abowitz, Deborah A.; Knox, David; Zusman, Marty; McNeely, Andrea – College Student Journal, 2009
Three-hundred-and-twenty six undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed an anonymous 74-item questionnaire designed to assess beliefs about men, women, and relationships. Significant differences between men's and women's beliefs about romantic relationships were found on eight of 14 items. Men were significantly more likely to…
Descriptors: Intimacy, Gender Differences, Beliefs, Undergraduate Students
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O'Reilly, Sarah; Knox, David; Zusman, Marty – College Student Journal, 2009
One-hundred-and-ninety seven undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed a confidential anonymous 22-item questionnaire designed to assess the qualities college women want in their prospective marital partners. The data revealed that women (when compared to what men want in a partner) were significantly more likely to prefer men…
Descriptors: Females, Marriage, Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty E. – College Student Journal, 2009
Analysis of survey data from 1002 undergraduates at a large southeastern university revealed differences between the 535 or 53.4% who had become involved (while on the rebound from a previous love relationship) in a new relationship compared to 316 or 31.5% who had not become involved in a new relationship while on the rebound. A profile of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Data Analysis, Intimacy
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Knox, David; Vail-Smith, Karen; Zusman, Marty – College Student Journal, 2008
Analysis of data from 1394 undergraduates at a large southeastern university were used to assess the degree to which the stereotype that "men are dogs" (sexually-focused cheaters) is justified. Results suggest that this stereotype is unjustified since the majority of males: (1) define behaviors from kissing to anal sex as cheating; (2)…
Descriptors: Males, Sex Stereotypes, Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty; Shearouse, Holly; Raji, Sarah – College Student Journal, 2004
One-hundred-and-twenty-seven undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed a confidential anonymous 33 item questionnaire designed to assess the degree to which undergraduate college students expect to change the behavior of their dating partners. The data revealed that changing a partner's behavior is normative and had been learned…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Behavior Change, Gender Differences, Dating (Social)
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty; McNeely, Andrea – College Student Journal, 2004
Three-hundred-and-twenty six undergraduates at a large south-eastern university completed a confidential anonymous 74-item questionnaire designed to assess beliefs about men, women, and relationships held by university students. This study focused on the data regarding gender differences in beliefs about men. Women were significantly more likely…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Females, Sexual Identity, Gender Differences
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Knox, David; Zusman, Marty; DeCuzzi, Angela – College Student Journal, 2004
Three-hundred-and-thirty undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed a confidential anonymous 26 item questionnaire designed to assess the effect of parental divorce/remarriage on the relationship with their respective parents and on their own romantic relationships. The data revealed several significant relationships-respondents…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Marriage, Undergraduate Students, Divorce