Sex and Gender Similarities and Differences in Communication Values in Same-Sex and Cross-Sex Friendships

@article{Holmstrom2009SexAG,
  title={Sex and Gender Similarities and Differences in Communication Values in Same-Sex and Cross-Sex Friendships},
  author={Amanda J. Holmstrom},
  journal={Communication Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={57},
  pages={224 - 238}
}
  • Amanda J. Holmstrom
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Communication Quarterly
  • This study extends research on sex differences and similarities in communication values by examining (a) the influence of sex of friend on ratings of functional communication skills in same-sex and cross-sex friendships, (b) the moderating role of friend's sex in sex differences in evaluations, and (c) the mediating role of psychological gender in sex differences in communication values. Participants (144 men and 148 women) rated the importance of communication skills for either same-sex or… CONTINUE READING
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