That’s Not What I Meant

  title={That’s Not What I Meant},
  author={R. Edwards and Brock Bybee and Jonathon K. Frost and Adam J. Harvey and M. Navarro},
  journal={Journal of Language and Social Psychology},
  pages={188 - 210}
  • R. Edwards, Brock Bybee, +2 authors M. Navarro
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Language and Social Psychology
  • Misunderstanding is an integral and unavoidable element of communication. This article links misunderstanding theoretically to message interpretation and conflict, then presents the results of a study that examined relationships among misunderstanding, channel of communication, and three forms of perspective-taking. Participants (n = 98) responded to scaled items and described experiences of misunderstanding. Results showed that face-to-face misunderstandings are more serious than those that… CONTINUE READING
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