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My Space: Reactions to Proxemic Violations in an Interview Setting

Robert Bitting, Luke Brenneman, Brianne Jewett, Ryan Schnurr,
Huntington University

Full manuscript: www.kon.org/urc/v11/bitting.html

Abstract: This study explored the reactions of interviewees to proxemic violations of an interviewer. Participants were interviewed on an innocuous topic by a male interviewer who progressively positioned himself closer to them. Reactions of interviewees were recorded and analyzed according to gender differences and concepts from literary research.

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