Nonverbal communication: the state of the art

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Wiley, Apr 24, 1978 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 355 pages
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This exhaustive, in-depth review of the research literature covers five major areas-facial expression, nonverbal vocal behavior, kinesics, visual behavior, and proxemics. Analyzes major psychological research methods in each area. Then reviews the bulk of published findings up to 1976, presenting these studies in sections on the various channels of nonverbal communication. Each chapter is followed by a complete list of references specific to the topic areas discussed.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
1
Methodological Considerations
7
Outline of Chapters
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About the author (1978)

Arthur N. Wiens is professor emeritus in the departments of psychiatry and behavior neuroscience at Oregon Heath & Science University. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of State Psychology Boards, and American Psychological Association. He has in the past been a consulting psychologist to governmental, institutional, and social service agencies.

Joseph D. Matarazzo is professor of behavioral neuroscience at Oregon Heath & Science University. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and he is a past president of the Society for the History of Psychology. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research.