[Honors-in-Discipline (Choose below)], Honors in Communication Studies
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Amber Kinser, Rebecca Keeler
The goal of the presented research was to examine the relationship between relational satisfaction and nonverbal interpretation during a conflict. Specifically, we hypothesized that participants who reported being dissatisfied with their closest relationship would be more likely to make negative interpretations of facial expressions during a conflict episode. Participants completed a survey that measured their relationship status, level of satisfaction, and interpretations of descriptions of facial expressions being made during a series of conflict scenarios. Developing a better understanding of the role of nonverbal behaviors may help encourage healthier conflict management
Honors Thesis - Open Access
Wheeler, Savannah V., "Relational Satisfaction and Perceptions of Nonverbal Communication during Conflict" (2014). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 197. https://dc.etsu.edu/honors/197
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