Impression Formation in Computer-Mediated Communication Revisited

@article{Hancock2001ImpressionFI,
  title={Impression Formation in Computer-Mediated Communication Revisited},
  author={Jeffrey T. Hancock and Philip J. Dunham},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={28},
  pages={325 - 347}
}
Following either a text-based, synchronous computer-mediated conversation (CMC) or a face-to-face dyadic interaction, 80 participants rated their partners' personality profile. Impressions were assessed in terms of both their breadth (the comprehensiveness of the impression) and intensity (the magnitude of the attributions). Results indicated that impressions formed in the CMC environment were less detailed but more intense than those formed face-to-face. These data provide support for theories… 
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