Lecture 12 Dominance

E verbal interaction only experimental partition

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Unformatted text preview: verbal interaction only) Experimental: partition removed, and first to avert gaze is noted. People then participate in homogenous BalesBales-type groups Rosa & Mazur (1979): Results Experimental: r = .41 between gaze rank and number of speech acts in the group r = .31 between gaze rank and speaking time Control: r = .49 first to speak in dyad and first to speak in Bales-group, and r = .88 with speech act rank Bales- 2 Interruption Amplitude Interruption Amplitude Morris (1971)—artificial boosting of vocal (1971)— amplitude during interruption attempts Conversations via headset and bone conductance microphones Control: normal dyadic conversation Expt 1: boost defender 50% (*) Expt 2: boost interrupter 50% (ns) Meltzer, Morris, & Hayes (1971) Interruption success and differential amplitude differential Interruptions more successful for brief increases with Interruptions more successful for brief increases with amplitude amplitude increase (< 1s or so) If interruption continues, amplitude no longer predicts interruption success Do...
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