Are Gender Differences in Responses to Supportive Communication a Matter of Ability, Motivation, or Both? Reading Patterns of Situation Effects Through the Lens of a Dual-Process Theory

@article{Burleson2011AreGD,
  title={Are Gender Differences in Responses to Supportive Communication a Matter of Ability, Motivation, or Both? Reading Patterns of Situation Effects Through the Lens of a Dual-Process Theory},
  author={B. R. Burleson and Lisa K. Hanasono and G. Bodie and Amanda J. Holmstrom and Jennifer D. McCullough and Jessica J. Rack and Jennifer G. Rosier},
  journal={Communication Quarterly},
  year={2011},
  volume={59},
  pages={37 - 60}
}
Women process information about support situations and messages more extensively than men, but little is known about whether these gender differences reflect underlying differences in processing ability, motivation, or both. Two studies examined information processing by men and women in both relatively less serious and more serious situations. Participants in Study 1 responded to more and less serious experimental scenarios, whereas participants in Study 2 reported on a recent bereavement… Expand
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