Argument disrupts interpersonal synchrony

  title={Argument disrupts interpersonal synchrony},
  author={Alexandra Paxton and Rick Dale},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology},
  pages={2092 - 2102}
Research on interpersonal convergence and synchrony characterizes the way in which interacting individuals come to have more similar affect, behaviour, and cognition over time. Although its dynamics have been explored in many settings, convergence during conflict has been almost entirely overlooked. We present a simple but ecologically valid study comparing how different situational contexts that highlight affiliation and argument impact interpersonal convergence of body movement and to what… 

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