In accordance with G. W. Beattie's findings, the present study with 5 male undergraduates failed to demonstrate that speaker gaze at the ends of "complete" utterances universally facilitates speaker turn-taking in conversation. Gaze was effective, however, in specific psycholinguistic contexts in which hesitant phases of speech immediately preceded the speaker switch.
|Journal||British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology|
|Publication status||Published - 1979|
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