Journal of Nonverbal Behavior

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 143–156 | Cite as

Tactile communication and personality differences

  • John F. Deethardt
  • Debbie G. Hines
Article

Abstract

An introspective measure of tactile tendency was developed for college-age students. Personality correlates of high and low tactile tendencies explain some individual differences in the use of tactile communication.

Keywords

Individual Difference Social Psychology Personality Difference Tactile Communication Introspective Measure 

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© Human Sciences Press 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • John F. Deethardt
    • 1
  • Debbie G. Hines
    1. 1.Texas Tech UniversityLubbock

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