Gossip, sabotage, and friendship network dataset


Journal Article (Journal)

This article describes the data reported in the paper “Being in the know: Social network analysis of gossip and friendship on college campuses” (Yucel et al. 2021). Data were collected from a Men's and Women's collegiate crew team members from a small liberal arts college. Participants (N = 44) reported information about how often they gossip about members of the team (positively, negatively), who they have had hooked-up with on the team, who they consider to be friends with on the team, whether they have to sabotaged or been sabotaged by any teammates, their well-being and feelings of loneliness. This data brief provides detailed information about data preparation and participants responses to all survey items.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yucel, M; Sjobeck, GR; Glass, R; Rottman, J

Published Date

  • February 1, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 /

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2352-3409

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.dib.2021.107717

Citation Source

  • Scopus