Accession Number : AD0696949

Title :   INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF EYE CONTACT AND VERBAL CONTENT ON INTERPERSONAL ATTRACTION IN DYADS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AUSTIN DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Helmreich,Robert ; Scherwitz,Larry

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The effects of amount of eye contact and verbal content on interpersonal attraction were studied in two experiments using televised dyadic interactions, the first a 3 x 3 factorial with three levels of eye contact and 3 degrees of positiveness of personal evaluation by a confederate. In the record, a 2 x 2 x 2 factorial, the effects of personal versus impersonal positive evaluation, high or low eye contact and sex of dyad on attraction were investigated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOCIAL COMMUNICATION, INTERACTIONS), (*REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)), ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, BEHAVIOR, VIDEO SIGNALS, VERBAL BEHAVIOR, TEST METHODS, QUESTIONNAIRES, APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE