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Published: 16 November 2015

496 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199398010

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Interpersonal Communication: Concepts, Skills, and Contexts

Fourteenth Edition

Kathleen S. Verderber and Erina L. MacGeorge


New to this Edition:

  • Updated social media coverage in "The Social Media Factor" features reflects current theory and research findings
  • Chapter 2 on social cognition incorporates recent research showing that attention, memory, and judgment have a profound influence on how we think about ourselves and interact with others
  • Expanded discussions of how our emotions affect our communication and relationships are included in Chapter 2 on social cognition, Chapter 3 on intercultural communication, and Chapter 9 on supporting others
  • Chapter 12 on intimate relationships now includes sections on long-term relationships, families, and friendships, exploring the challenges of these relationships and the role that communication plays in maintaining them
  • An expanded suite of "Analyze and Apply" and "Skill Practice" activities help students practice skills discussed in the text

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