The Effects of Modeling on Request Assertive Behavior

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Elizabeth A. Everson (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Kathryn Rileigh

Abstract: Two social psychology experiments were conducted to investigate the effect of modeling on request assertive behavior. No previous research was found on this particular subject-matter so, therefore, these two experiments were basically exploratory in nature. Before discussing the particulars of the experiments, it is necessary first to describe some of the basic underlying principles upon which they were based. In the first section of this paper, assertion and non-assertion will be differentiated. Second, modeling and its concepts will be discussed. Next, the three categories of assertive behavior will be introduced. And in the final section, request assertive behavior and the experiments that centered around this concept will be discussed in detail.

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Honors Project
Chancellor's Scholars Program
Language: English
Date: 1989
Assertiveness (Psychology), Assertive Behavior, Non-Assertive Behavior, Modeling (Psychology)

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