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Dominance Strategies in Romantic Couples' Interactions
Průšová, Denisa ; Weiss, Petr (advisor) ; Procházka, Ivo (referee) ; Poláčková Šolcová, Iva (referee)
This doctoral thesis combines three major topics of how Romantic Couples verbally and nonverbally Communicate Dominance. We research their behavioral dynamics from Evolutionary and Communication perspectives. Against current psycho-social scientific theories, we do suggest that people that are stereotypically seen as submissive, those using other than direct, active, and aggressive strategies, can achieve their will as well. They simply use behaviors that researchers do not consider as dominant (powerful) behaviors and look for them. We explore the whole spectrum of dominance strategies and their context of where, when, and how they are used. We chose a highly qualitative approach during the data collection and analysis part. We adapted a psychotherapy method for research purposes, our Relationship Drama, to overcome significant limitations that nonverbal and communication research struggles with. Therefore, we could see and further qualitatively analyze real couple's behavior in their real typically appearing conflict interaction. Those are described in the theoretical part of this thesis, in chapter 1. Findings from yet unpublished studies that were presented at conferences and are relevant to specific topics are included as well as one case study illustrating dominance ascription complexity. The...
Successful transformation in midlife opens possibilities of successful aging\n
Chrz, Vladimír ; Poláčková Šolcová, Iva ; Dubovská, Eva ; Bajgarová, Z.
From the point of view of narrative psychology, the features of successful transformation are identified, which are: 1) differentiation at the level of agency, 2) constructive enactment of negative events and experiences, 3) narrative reflection and attitude of author, 4) awareness of life as a task with regard to its finiteness. These features of a successful transformation are related to the aging process.

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