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Relational Messages

  • By: Susanne Jones
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Paul Watzlawick, Janet Beavin Bavelas, and Don Jackson, prominent researchers of the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, CA (the Palo Alto Group), were among the first researchers to formulate two fundamental dimensions of all communication: Apart from their content or ...

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