Psy424 - lecture 6: communication and conflict (going to. There are differences between voice support and text support (seltzer, 2012) In an experiment with daughters and mothers, the researchers had adolescent teenage girls come into the lab with their mother. Made the girl undergo intense verbal and math problems designed to elicit. Daughters who heard mom"s voice release oxytocin (hormonal indicators of lower stress) Daughters that texted their moms were not less stressed than girls who weren"t allowed to do anything. Reasons for couples" communication (coyne et al, 2011) college couples. People that express affection through text report more positive communication patterns in the overall relationship, and may just have more positive communication styles face-to-face. Put the phone away when having conversations (przybylski & weinstein, 2013) Experiment: in this study, the participants came into the lab and answered. Result: questionnaires, the researchers secretly had a cellphone or book placed on the desk in the corner.