Focus Publication – May 2016

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for May 2016 is: Setchell, J., Watson, B., Jones, L., & Gard, M. (2015). Weight stigma in physiotherapy practice: Insights from patient experiences of interactions with physiotherapists. Manual Therapy. 20, 835–841. [ PDF ] Abstract: BACKGROUND: Weight management is increasingly considered part of physiotherapists’ scope of practice in order to improve patient outcomes… Read more »

Nominations Open for the Jim Bradac Prize!

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On behalf of the IALSP Executive Committee, I’m delighted to announce that nominations are now open for the Jim Bradac Prize.   The Jim Bradac Early Career Prize is awarded to an IALSP member who, within five years of completing her/his PhD, has already made a significant contribution to the field as evidenced by her/his cumulative body of… Read more »

Focus Publication – March/April 2016

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for March/April 2016 is: Hewett, D.G., Watson, B.M., & Gallois, C. (2015). Communication between hospital doctors: Underaccommodation and interpretability. Language and Communication, 41, 71-83. Abstract: We examined underaccommodation in hospital medical charts, with a focus on interpretability. In Study 1 147 hospital doctors completed a questionnaire including interpretations of chart entries from… Read more »

IALSP Member Publications – July to December 2015

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As part of an effort to promote the research conducted by IALSP members, this is a biannual post highlighting member publications. Here, you can download a list of research by IALSP members that was published between July and December of 2015. IALSP Member Publications July to December 2015

Focus Publication – January 2016

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for January 2016 is: Gasiorek, J. (2015). Perspective-taking, inferred motive and perceived accommodation in nonaccommodative conversations. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34, 577-586. doi: 10.1177/0261927X15584681 Abstract: Recent extensions of communication accommodation theory have emphasized the importance of inferred motives in understanding and predicting responses to nonaccommodation. This study explored the… Read more »