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Sally Farley

Sally Farley

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My current research investigates the nonverbal correlates of status and attraction. In the past, I have explored the effect of intrusive interruption in conversation, in addition to the nonverbal reactions of targets of interruption. I am currently investigating whether people alter their voices as a function of their conversational partners. Specifically, my colleagues and I are attempting to determine if romantic attraction causes us to alter our voices in ways that increase our mate value to others. In addition, I am interested in the functions of gossip and how gossipers are perceived by others.

Primary Interests:

  • Close Relationships
  • Evolution and Genetics
  • Gender Psychology
  • Group Processes
  • Nonverbal Behavior

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Courses Taught:

  • Group Dynamics
  • Human Sexuality
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology

Sally Farley
Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences
University of Baltimore
1420 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
United States

  • Phone: (410) 837-5279

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