Book Title
Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters 7th Edition

STM 61584

July 4, 2017
One-third of adults in the U.S. have never married, and the number of unmarried people
in the U.S. has doubled in the past 25 years
In the general U.S. population, 51% of people oppose or strongly oppose same-sex
marriage, and only 30% approve or strongly approve. Among college students,
however, 52% approve or strongly approve of same-sex marriage, and only 26% oppose
or strongly oppose it
In a game called "blemish", one person pretends to complimentary but actually puts the
other person down
Explain four of the seven guidelines for improving the accuracy of perceptions
Western women wear slacks or jeans, shirts, dresses, and suits, whereas women in India
may wear saris.
More than 50% of people over the age of 24 are married
Some researchers assert that human experience one kind of emotions: some that are
based in biology and thus instinctual and universal.
The meanings we assign to behavior in romantic relationships are entirely
Fearfully attached individuals tend to feel less hope, disclose less, and experience less
satisfaction with relationships than people with other attachment styles.
Most people feel defensive when others communicate in neutral ways that suggest the
others are distanced and uninvolved with them
Mainstream culture in the United States emphasizes assertiveness and individuality
In 2000, 22% of children lived only with their mothers, whereas 4% of children lived
only with their fathers
An individual's style of loving can be influenced by the love style of her or his partner
Few of us feel what Gibb called "psychologically sage" when we are the targets of
Contrast the communication behaviors identified as contributing to constructive and
unproductive interpersonal conflict. Relate the behaviors to principles of verbal
communication, nonverbal behavior, and listening to explain why particular behaviors
are ineffective or effective
Women are more egalitarian than men in regards to who was responsible for paying for
the first date