• affection
  • Sullivan described friendships as providing the following functions: (a) offering consensual validation, (b) bolstering feelings of self-worth, (c) providing affection and a context for intimate disclosure, (d) promoting interpersonal sensitivity, and (e) setting the foundation for romantic and parental relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • Book
  • In this book, basic concepts are introduced to enhance understanding of key topics then, skill-building suggestions, exercises, and cases are presented that are crafted to improve the interpersonal skills related to each topic. (ecampus.com)
  • Peers
  • They prefer to talk about school and their careers with their parents, and they enjoy talking about sex and other interpersonal relationships with their peers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Culture
  • Proxemics remains a hidden component of interpersonal communication that is uncovered through observation and strongly influenced by culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • During Mr. Crosby's Organization Development career he used the Interpersonal Gap model in numerous culture change and performance improvement initiatives, most famously during the PECO Nuclear turnaround following the shutdown Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station for human performance issues by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1987. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • Epstein concluded that "Far from being inveterate trait believers, as has been previously suggested, [subjects'] intuitions paralleled psychometric principles in several important respects when assessing relations between real-life behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • In Oregon, he had been director of research at the Boys and Girls Society of Oregon, associate professor at Portland State College, director of the Human Relations and Development Group at Tektronix, and staff member of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. (wikipedia.org)
  • subjects
  • Relations to other subjects 621-656. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subjects were sensitive to even very small correlations, and their confidence in the association tracked how far they were discrepant (i.e., if they knew when they did not know), and was higher for the strongest relations. (wikipedia.org)