When Norms are Violated: Imagined Interactions as Processing and Coping Mechanisms
Presents a study which examined the receivers' symbolic cognitive process in response to particular types of norm violations. Definition of several violation theories; How imagined interactions affect the symbolic information processing of receivers; Analysis of the reliance of students on imagined or real interactions to norm violating teachers.
Recommended CitationBerkos, Kristen M.; Allen, Terre H.; Kearney, Patricia; and Plax, Timothy G., "When Norms are Violated: Imagined Interactions as Processing and Coping Mechanisms" (2001). Communication Journal Articles. Paper 7.