Focus Publication — February 2019

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for February 2019 is: Lew, Z., Walther, J. B., Pang, A., & Shin, W. (2018). Interactivity in online chat: Conversational contingency and response latency in computer-mediated communication. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 23, 201-221 ABSTRACT In dyadic online chats with customers, agents commonly employ scripted responses and converse with several customers simultaneously in order… Read more »

Focus Publication — January 2019

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for January 2019 is: Keblusek, L., & Giles, H. (2018). Dress style code and fashion. In H. Giles & J. Harwood (Eds.), The Oxford encyclopedia of intergroup communication (Vol. 1, pp 352-368). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. ABSTRACT Forms of dress, ranging from runway fashions and sports jerseys to traditional cultural apparel… Read more »

Focus Publication — December 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for December 2018 is: Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2018). What’s in an accent? General spontaneous biases against nonnative accents – An investigation with conceptual and auditory IATs. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 535–550. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2339   ABSTRACT Nonnative accents are prevalent in our globalized world and constitute highly salient… Read more »

Focus Publication — November 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for November 2018 is: Kam, J., Gasiorek, J., Pines, R., & Steuber Fazio, K. (2018). Latina/o adolescents’ family undocumented-status disclosures directed at school counselors: A latent transition analysis. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 65(3), 267-279. doi: 10.1037/cou0000259   ABSTRACT For adolescents from undocumented families, school counselors may serve as a resource to draw… Read more »

Routledge Republishes Giles and St. Clair’s (1985) Edited Volume on the Social Psychology of Language

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Originally published in 1985, Giles and St. Clair’s important edited volume on the social psychology of language has recently been republished by Routledge. The edited volume is as relevant today as it was more than three decades ago. Congratulations to the editors and all the contributors! Giles, H., & St. Clair, R.N. (Eds.). (2019).  Advances in… Read more »