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  • Study: Handshaking viewed more positively by Westerners than by East Asians

    East Asians and Westerners view handshakes differently, new research finds.

    East Asians and Westerners view handshakes differently, new research finds.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Yuta Katsumi, email katsumi@illinois.edu.
    To reach Sanda Dolcos, email sdolcos@illinois.edu.
    To reach Florin Dolcos, email fdolcos@illinois.edu.

    The paper “When Nonverbal Greetings ‘Make it or Break it’: The Role of Ethnicity and Gender in the Effect of Handshake on Social Appraisals” is available online and from the News Bureau.
    DOI:  10.1007/s10919-017-0257-0