Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction

Author: Mark L. Knapp,Judith A. Hall,Terrence G. Horgan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285499840

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION IN HUMAN INTERACTION is the most comprehensive and readable compendium of research and theory on nonverbal communication available today. Written by a communication scholar and two social psychologists, the book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of nonverbal communication that shows how it affects a wide variety of academic interests. The theory and research included in this text comes from scholars with a wide variety of academic backgrounds, including communication, anthropology, counseling, psychology, psychiatry, and linguistics. The eighth edition includes new material on nonverbal messages and technology/media that covers the increasing amount of communication that is mediated by some form of technology and newly added text boxes that acquaint readers with cutting-edge research questions and findings, and appeal to your real-life concerns. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Close Encounters

Communication in Relationships

Author: Laura K. Guerrero,Peter A. Andersen,Walid A. Afifi

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452217106

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 509

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Close Encounters: Communication in Relationships, Fourth Edition takes a relational approach to the study of interpersonal communication by focusing on issues that are central to describing and understanding close relationships. Although the primary focus is on communication research, this book emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of the study of personal relationships by including research from various disciplines such as social psychology and family studies. Organized using a developmental approach, the authors first look at initial interaction and relational escalation, then move on to issues related to maintaining intimate relationships, and finally focus on challenges relational partners face, including relationship endings.

Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships

Author: Laura K. Guerrero,Kory Floyd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135628696

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 332

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Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships provides a synthesis of research on nonverbal communication as it applies to interpersonal interaction, focusing on the close relationships of friends, family, and romantic partners. Authors Laura K. Guerrero and Kory Floyd support the premise that nonverbal communication is a product of biology, social learning, and relational context. They overview six prominent nonverbal theories and show how each is related to bio-evolutionary or sociocultural perspectives. Their work focuses on various functions of nonverbal communication, emphasizing those that are most relevant to the initiation, maintenance, and dissolution of close relationships. Throughout the book, Guerrero and Floyd highlight areas where research is either contradictory or inconclusive, hoping that in the years to come scholars will have a clearer understanding of these issues. The volume concludes with a discussion of practical implications that emerge from the scholarly literature on nonverbal communication in relationships – an essential component for understanding relationships in the real world. Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships makes an important contribution to the development of our understanding not only of relationship processes but also of the specific workings of nonverbal communication. It will serve as a springboard for asking new questions and advancing new theories about nonverbal communication. It is intended for scholars and advanced students in personal relationship study, social psychology, interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, family studies, and family communication. It will also be a helpful resource for researchers, clinicians, and couples searching for a better understanding of the complicated roles that nonverbal cues play in relationships.

Nonverbal Communication

Author: Judee K Burgoon,Laura K. Guerrero,Kory Floyd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317346076

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 480

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Drawing significantly on both classic and contemporary research, Nonverbal Communication speaks to today’s students with modern examples that illustrate nonverbal communication in their lived experiences. This new edition, authored by three of the foremost scholars in nonverbal communication, builds on the approach pioneered by Burgoon, Buller and Woodall which focused on both the features and the functions that comprise the nonverbal signaling system. Grounded in the latest multidisciplinary research and theory, Nonverbal Communication strives to remain very practical, providing both information and application to aid in comprehension.

Clues from Killers

Serial Murder and Crime Scene Messages

Author: Dirk Cameron Gibson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275983604

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 249

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Analyzes the communication behavior of ten notorious serial killers, recounting the events of each case and speculating about the purpose and psychological implications of the notes and messages left or sent by each killer.

Nonverbal Messages Tell More

A Practical Guide to Nonverbal Communication

Author: Teri Kwal Gamble,Michael Gamble

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317518136

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 206

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Nonverbal Messages Tell More: A Practical Guide to Nonverbal Communication offers an active and dynamic approach to the study of nonverbal communication. The study of nonverbal cues and messages is a difficult undertaking, but Teri and Michael Gamble have put together a volume that approaches the field from a variety of perspectives. Nonverbal Messages Tell More bridges the relevance gap by making the text more accessible and interesting to students of all levels. It does so by highlighting examples of nonverbal behavior taken from popular culture including film, television, and broadcast and print news. This volume provides a thorough overview of the classic and contemporary research and theory for nonverbal communication. It contains a number of features, including experiential guidelines and activities that give students better self-insight and understanding of the nonverbal messages other individuals display. At the end of every chapter are a series of follow-up investigations designed to demonstrate mastery of the content and the ability to apply what was just learned. Nonverbal Messages Tell More also presents the necessary know-how for presenting oneself using nonverbal cues that encourage others to perceive you as personable and credible. It leaps ahead of other books on the subject by offering students an engaging, practical, and useful introduction to the study of nonverbal communication.

Nonverbal Communication: Science and Applications

Science and Applications

Author: David Matsumoto,Mark G. Frank,Hyi Sung Hwang

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412999308

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 322

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Edited by leading authorities on nonverbal behavior, this book examines state-of-the-art research and knowledge regarding nonverbal behavior and applies that scientific knowledge to a broad range of fields. It presents a true scientist-practitioner model, blending cutting-edge behavioral science with real-world practical experience. Part I provides up-to-date reviews of scientific knowledge concerning facial expressions, voice, body and gesture, cultural influences on nonverbal behavior, and deception. In Part II, experienced practitioners describe how they use nonverbal communication in their work to improve accuracy and proficiency. This book is a valuable resource for students, practitioners, and professionals to discover the science behind the practice and to see how other professionals have incorporated nonverbal communication into practice.

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

Nonverbal Communication, Asperger Syndrome and the Interbrain

Author: Digby Tantam

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843106949

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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Tantam explores current theories on nonverbal communication and how it shapes social behaviour, and the evidence for it being impaired in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He shows how knowledge of this difference can be used to overcome some of the impairments in nonverbal communication in people with ASD.

Body Language in Business

Decoding the Signals

Author: Adrian Furnham,Evgeniya Petrova

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230241468

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 217

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Clarifies the misconceptions around the topic of body language while providing a new approach to understanding non-verbal communication in the workplace

Nonverbal Communication

Author: Albert Mehrabian

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 135130870X

Category: Psychology

Page: 235

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Even though our society subtly discourages the verbal expression of emotions, most of us, in ostensibly conforming to our roles, nevertheless manage to express likes, dislikes, status differences, personalities, as well as weaknesses in nonverbal ways. Using vocal expressions; gestures, postures, and movements, we amplify, restrict, or deny what our words say to one another, and even say some things with greater facility and efficiency than with words. In this new, multidimensional approach to the subject of nonverbal communication Albert Mehrabian brings together a great deal of original work which includes descriptions of new experimental methods that are especially suited to this field, detailed findings of studies scattered throughout the literature, and most importantly, the integration of these findings within a compact framework. The framework starts with the analysis of the meanings of various nonverbal behaviors and is based on the fact that more than half of the variance in the significance of nonverbal signals can be described in terms of the three orthogonal dimensions of positiveness, potency or status, and responsiveness. These three dimensions not only constitute the semantic space for nonverbal communication, but also help to identify groups of behaviors relating to each, to describe characteristic differences in nonverbal communication, to analyze and generate rules for the understanding of inconsistent messages, and to provide researchers with new and comprehensive measures for description of social behavior. This volume will be particularly valuable for both the professional psychologist and the graduate student in psychology. It will also be of great interest to professionals in the fields of speech and communication, sociology, anthropology, and psychiatry.

Politics and Communication in America

Campaigns, Media, and Governing in the 21st Century

Author: Robert E. Denton, Jr.,Jim A. Kuypers

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478608528

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 353

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Communication provides the basis of social cohesion, issue discussion, and legislative enactmentcore features of political activity and governing in the United States. Denton and Kuypers, experts in the field of political communication, synthesize materials and sources from political science, communication, history, journalism, and sociology to demonstrate how communication intersects with these fields to formulate political beliefs, attitudes, and values. Conventional categories of political activitycampaigns, activity in Congress, the courts, the mass media, and the presidencystructure the discussions. Theoretical and applied concepts drawn from firsthand sources and classic historical works, plus extensive use of contemporary examples, enrich understanding. Written in an engaging, accessible style that is geared to an undergraduate audience, the text ignites readers awareness that the essence of politics is talk or human interaction. Such interaction is formal and informal, verbal and nonverbal, public and privatebut always persuasive in nature, causing audiences to interpret, to evaluate, and to act.

Successful Nonverbal Communication

Principles and Applications

Author: Michael Eaves,Dale G. Leathers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134881258

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 426

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Successful Nonverbal Communication: Principles and Applications demonstrates how knowledge of nonverbal messages can affect successful communication in the real world. Now with fifteen chapters, the fifth edition draws students in through applications of the latest nonverbal communication research and through current examples of celebrities, sports, and politicians. This extensive revision describes nonverbal cues and their desirable and undesirable functions while offering original tests for measuring and developing nonverbal communication skills. Updates include new attention to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama, and discussion of nonverbal communication within same-sex partnerships.

The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Author: Harriet Joseph Ottenheimer,Judith M.S. Pine

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337571008

Category: Social Science

Page: 50

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THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF LANGUAGE: AN INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY is an introduction to the field's methodology, skills, techniques, tools and applications that emphasizes questions that anthropologists ask about language and that intrigue students. This authoritative yet approachable fourth edition combines the key areas of linguistic anthropology, addressing issues of power, race, gender and class throughout. Further stressing the everyday relevance of the content, authors Ottenheimer and Pine include In the Field vignettes that draw students into the chapter material via stories culled from their own and others' experiences. And Doing Linguistic Anthropology and Cross-Language Miscommunication features describe real-life applications of core concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Journalism Online

Author: Mike Ward

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136029702

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Journalism Online tackles the pressing question of how to apply fundamental journalism skills to the online medium. It provides an essential guide to the Internet as a research and publishing tool. In particular, it examines how to forge key journalism skills with the distinctive qualities of the World Wide Web to provide compelling web content. Trainee and practicing online journalists will learn: - core journalism skills of identifying, collecting, selecting and presenting news and information; - multimedia skills such as audio recording and editing; - online research methods including use of search tools, newsgroups and listservs; - story construction and writing for the Web; - an introduction to HTML; - web site design for the effective use of content. Journalism Online takes the best of the 'new' and 'old' media to provide an essential primer for this emerging discipline. Leading web designers such as Jakob Nielsen rub shoulders with established journalists like Harold Evans in the search for clear guidance in this rapidly developing field. It also provides a useful insight for non-news organisations into how to prepare and present effective web content and avoid the deepest pitfall of the online world - being ignored. Supplementary resources can be found on the book's supporting web site www.journalismonline.co.uk, which features additional exercises, useful links and reviews.

Verbal Behavior

Author: B. F. Skinner

Publisher: B. F. Skinner Foundation

ISBN: 0989983900

Category: Psychology

Page: 1025

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In 1934, at the age of 30, B. F. Skinner found himself at a dinner sitting next to Professor Alfred North Whitehead. Never one to lose an opportunity to promote behaviorism, Skinner expounded its main tenets to the distinguished philosopher. Whitehead acknowledged that science might account for most of human behavior but he would not include verbal behavior. He ended the discussion with a challenge: "Let me see you," he said, "account for my behavior as I sit here saying, 'No black scorpion is falling upon this table.'" The next morning Skinner began this book. It took him over twenty years to complete. This book extends the laboratory-based principles of selection by consequences to account for what people say, write, gesture, and think. Skinner argues that verbal behavior requires a separate analysis because it does not operate on the environment directly, but rather through the behavior of other people in a verbal community. He illustrates his thesis with examples from literature, the arts, and sciences, as well as from his own verbal behavior and that of his colleagues and children. Perhaps it is because this theoretical work provides a way to approach that most human of human behavior that Skinner ofter called Verbal Behavior his most important work.

The Persuasion Handbook

Developments in Theory and Practice

Author: James Price Dillard,Michael Pfau

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452261598

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 896

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The Persuasion Handbook provides readers with cogent, comprehensive summaries of research in a wide range of areas related to persuasion. From a topical standpoint, this handbook takes an interdisciplinary approach, covering issues of interest to interpersonal and mass communication researchers as well as psychologists and public health practitioners. Persuasion is presented in this volume on a micro to macro continuum, moving from chapters on cognitive processes, the individual, and theories of persuasion to chapters highlighting broader social factors and phenomena related to persuasion, such as social context and larger scale persuasive campaigns. Each chapter identifies key challenges to the area and lays out research strategies for addressing those challenges.

Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice

A Practical Guide for Students and Practitioners

Author: Robert S. Beardsley,Carole L. Kimberlin,William N. Tindall

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1608316025

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice helps pharmacy and pharmacy technician students learn the principles, skills, and practices that are the foundation for clear communication and the essential development of trust with future patients. This text's logical organization guides students from theory and basic principles to practical skills development to the application of those skills in everyday encounters. Sample dialogues show students how to effectively communicate, and practical exercises fine tune their communication skills in dealing with a variety of sensitive situations that arise in pharmacy practice.