2 Result(s)

My friend was cheated on: Repairing relationships following romantic infidelity

It is likely that you know someone that was cheated on by a romantic partner. What did you say to this person to help them cope with being cheated on. In this project we are looking to understand the role of people in one's social network to help cope and repair (or not) a romantic relationship after experiencing infidelity. It is likely that friends and family members of a person who has been cheated on will play a role in how that person responds to their cheating partner. However, there is little theoretical and empirical understanding about communicative processes surrounding these experiences. This project presents an opportunity to move a research idea from start to finish. The student will learn how to develop a research prop...

Required Availability
Fall 2017 | Spring 2018
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No

A fear worse than public speaking? Commitment in romantic relationships.

People often quote the anecdote that the number one fear people have is of public speaking. I suspect, based on what I know and survey casually in my classes, that many people might be more afraid of commitment in romantic relationships than they are of public speaking (and maybe death). This research study will explore and measure the different fears people have - focusing specifically on three fears: death, public speaking, and commitment in romantic relationships. ...

Required Availability
Spring 2017
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No