Similarity in Communication Values as a Predictor of Friendship Choices: Studies of Friends and Best Friends
Social Research;Interpersonal Communication
Taylor and Francis
The Southern Communication Journal
A study examined the hypothesis that persons with similar communication values are more likely to become friends than persons with dissimilar communication values. The results and implications related to this type of friendship formation are discussed.
Recommended CitationBurleson, Brant R.; Samter, Wendy; and Lucchetti, Anne E., "Similarity in Communication Values as a Predictor of Friendship Choices: Studies of Friends and Best Friends" (1990). Communication Journal Articles. Paper 56.