Nonverbal Behavior in Interpersonal Relations

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2008 - Psychology - 366 pages
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Nonverbal Behavior in Interpersonal Relationsoffers a complete and precise explanation of the principles of nonverbal communication and their application in everyday life.

 

The authors draw from a wide variety of disciplines and upon their vast experience as instructors, consultants, and corporate trainers to offer a unique blend of social scientific and humanistic approaches to the study of nonverbal behavior. This well-researched book offers conclusions about the research in an easy-to-read style. Each chapter includes exercises, activities, self-tests, or questionnaires that help readers explore and understand the actual and potential impact of nonverbal behaviors on communication. The text also helps readers build the skills they will need to become competent nonverbal communicators in today's global community.

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Contents

CULTURE AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
7
GLOSSARY OF TERMINOLOGY
14
Physical Appearance
15
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Richmond of West Virginia University

Jason S. Wrench is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Media at the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Candice Thomas-Maddox is Regional Coordinator and Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Ohio University Lancaster.
Virginia Peck Richmond is Professor and Chair of the Communication Studies Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Professor of Communication Studies (Emerita) at West Virginia University.
James C. McCroskey is Scholar in Residence in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Professor of Communication Studies (Emeritus) at West Virginia University.

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