here. As work progresses, a viable conceptualization of information processing in interpersonal communication may become a reality.
The writing of this chapter and much of the research described was supported by grant MH 3-8585 from the National Institute of Mental Health. Many of the ideas conveyed, and the empirical work bearing on them, were developed in collaboration with Robert Fuhrman, Lee Budesheim, and Alan Lambert. Appreciation is extended to the University of Illinois Social Cognition Group for stimulation and criticisms of many of the ideas expressed.
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