Group Dynamics MVP Award for the 2023 – The winning papers and authors are:

Socially shared affect: Shared affect, affect sharing, and affective processing in groups.
Hinsz, Verlin B. & Bui, Linh.

This review explores groups as affective processing social entities. Examining the reciprocal relationships between socially shared affect and the affective experiences of group members such as moods and emotions.

Using linguistic inquiry and word count software to analyze group interaction language data.
Kane, Aimée A.& van Swol, Lyn M.

The group interaction research landscape has transformed from one of paucity to “big” data abundance, calling for new group language analysis theory and methods.

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