Consistencies in Theoretical and Naive Evaluations of Comforting Messages
Assesses the extent to which naive actors' perceptions of comforting strategy correspond with the formal analysis of comforting strategy sophistication embedded in the constructivist hierarchical coding scheme. Concerns that motivate interest in how actors evaluate different comforting strategies; Methodological implications associated with the study; Background on the constructivist hierarchical coding systems.
Recommended CitationBurleson, Brant R. and Samter, Wendy, "Consistencies in Theoretical and Naive Evaluations of Comforting Messages" (1985). Communication Journal Articles. Paper 87.