Unformatted text preview: More abstract (general terms that are removed from personal feelings) 6. Less emotionally responsive (minimal response cues— “yeah” or “umhmm”)- 5 Communication misunderstandings: different types of speech operate differently 1. Showing support 2. “Troubles talk” 3. The point of the story 4. Relationship talk (men talk when there’s an issue, women talk to sustain relationship) 5. Public speaking—standard is: assertive, dominant, confident masculine style (feminine speakers are judged by a standard that neither reflects nor respects their goals & values)...
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- Spring '05
- Social Psychology, Masculine Speech Features, personal info—suggests weakness