Narissra M. Punyanunt-Carter

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The purpose of this study was to create a model for examining the relationships between computer-mediated-communication (CMC) apprehension, CMC skill, and CMC presence. Using structural-equation modeling, the study found that CMC apprehension and CMC skill negatively corelated with each other ( .36). Furthermore, CMC apprehension was not shown to relate to(More)
This study analyzed affectionate communication and satisfaction in marital and dating relationships. 100 married and dating partners completed the Relationship Satisfaction Scale, the Interpersonal Communication Satisfaction Inventory, and the Affectionate Communication Index. Analysis indicated both married and dating partners were satisfied with their(More)
The majority of research that has been previously conducted has focused on the use of nonverbal behaviors, in marriages, as a way to maintain stable relationships. In this study the researchers focus is on whether there is a positive correlation between positive nonverbal behaviors and the duration of dating, committed, and martial relationships. Moreover,(More)
The goal of the present study was to develop and validate a measure of touch deprivation. One hundred ninety-eight undergraduate students completed the measure. The measure was shown to be both reliable and accounted for factorial, concurrent, predictive, and criterion validity. Results indicated that touch deprivation was related to several different(More)
The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationships among ethnocentrism, intercultural communication apprehension, religious fundamentalism, homonegativity, and tolerance for religious disagreements. This study found a positive relationship between religious fundamentalism with ethnocentrism and homonegativity. The study further found a(More)
The objective of this study was to use equity theory to examine communication maintenance behaviors in father-daughter relationships. It was proposed that equity types would be possible determinants of relationship maintenance behaviors and, ultimately, relational and communication satisfaction. One hundred ninety-eight father-daughter dyads participated in(More)
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