“Handshaking, Gender, Personality, and First Impressions” by Chaplin, Phillips, Brown, Clanton, and Stein (2000) is a journal article which reports a study of the effects of handshakes on first impressions. The authors begin with a presentation of previous literature relevant to the current study. While it was noted that previous systematic study of the variables was limited, only a brief description of studies available, was provided.
Chaplin et al. began the introduction with a summary of previous findings, and did not include citations. Following this, literature that was relevant to handshaking in general, was presented. For example, literature, in the form of books, regarding handshaking and