Human Affection Exchange: IV. Vocalic Predictors of Perceived Affection in Initial Interactions

Floyd, Kory; Ray, George B.
January 2003
Western Journal of Communication;Winter2003, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p56
Academic Journal
Presents a study which examined the relationship between speakers' vocal characteristics and receivers' and observers' perceptions of speakers' affectionate intentions toward receivers in initial interaction. Role of the communication of affection in the development and maintenance of personal relationships; Method used; Evaluation of the success of the affection manipulation; Descriptive statistics for the acoustic measures and talk time.


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