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Educational Psychology

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Iowa State University

1980

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The Effect Of Similar Counselor-Client Sense Modality Preference On Counselor Attractiveness , Fred J. Dorn Jan 1980

The Effect Of Similar Counselor-Client Sense Modality Preference On Counselor Attractiveness , Fred J. Dorn

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The purpose of this study was to determine whether similar counselor-client sense modality preference would enhance counselor attractiveness, a concept developed out of the Bandler and Grinder (1975) model of sense modality similarity. The model suggests that if a counselor uses the same predicates as a client, the client will perceive the counselor as a more responsive person;Three methods of sense modality preference identification were employed: a sense modality preference interview, a sense modality preference inventory, and a self-report indication of sense modality preference. One hundred and seventy-nine undergraduate students at Texas A&M University participated, with each receiving credit toward their final grade in an introductory psychology class for the time spent in the study;Subjects were assigned to one of ...