eBook Nonverbal Communication, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452263922
  • ISBN-13: 9781452263922
  • DDC: 302.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Leading scholars blend cutting-edge science with practical experience to reveal evidence-based best practices. Edited by three 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. The editors present a true scientist–practitioner model, blending cutting-edge behavioral science with real-world practical experience, thus making this text the first of its kind to merge theoretical and practical worlds. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals as it explores the science behind the practice and reveals how other professionals have effectively incorporated nonverbal communication into their fields. This book serves as an excellent text or supplement for courses/seminars in nonverbal behavior, nonverbal communication, human interaction, profiling, security management, and homeland security, as well as courses in interviewing and qualitative analysis.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Science of Nonverbal Behavior.
2: Reading People: Introduction to the World of Nonverbal Behavior.
3: Facial Expressions.
4: The Voice.
5: Body and Gestures.
6: Cultural Influences on Nonverbal Behavior.
7: Deception.
8: Applying the Science of Nonverbal Behavior.
9: Aviation Security and Nonverbal Behavior.
10: A Cop's Nonverbal Journey: From Gut to Mind.
11: Anomalies and Nonverbal Behavior.
12: Understanding Body Language and the Polygraph.
13: Nonverbal Behavior in the Courtroom.
14: Persuasion, Negotiation, and the Law.
15: Negotiation and Nonverbal Communication.
16: Interpersonal Skills and Nonverbal Communication.
17: Nonverbal Communication in Consumer Research.
18: Nonverbal Communication in Medical Practice.
19: Nonverbal Behavior and Psychiatric Observation.
20: Synthesis and Conclusion.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.