The Good and Bad of Friendship : Perceptions Vary by Age, Sex, and Friendship Type.
Micke, Cierra A.
Hirsch, Erin E.
Bleske-Rechek, April L.
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In this study, we investigated adults' perceptions of the good and bad of friendship as a function of their age group (young adult or approaching middle-age), sex (male or female), and type of friendship (same-sex or cross-sex).
Color poster with text, charts, and graphs describing research conducted by Cierra A. Micke and Erin E. Hirsch, advised by April Bleske-Rechek.
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