The SAGE Handbook of Nonverbal Communication

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Valerie Manusov, Miles L. Patterson
SAGE, Aug 10, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 587 pages
This Handbook provides an up-to-date discussion of the central issues in nonverbal communication and examines the research that informs these issues. Editors Valerie Manusov and Miles Patterson bring together preeminent scholars, from a range of disciplines, to reveal the strength of nonverbal behavior as an integral part of communication.

 

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Contents

1 AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF NONVERBAL RESEARCH
3
2 THE EVOLUTION OF THEORIES OF INTERACTIVE BEHAVIOR
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3 METHODS FOR THE STUDY OFNONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
41
4 AUTOMATIC COGNITIVE PROCESSES AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
59
5 NONVERBAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES
79
6 NONVERBAL AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION
97
FACTORS OF INFLUENCE
117
7 THE BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
119
17 WHY AND HOW THE SILENT SELF SPEAKS VOLUMES
321
18 NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND DECEPTION
341
19 THE INTERACTION MANAGEMENT FUNCTION OF NONVERBAL CUES
361
20 NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR AND ITS FUNCTIONS IN THE ECOSYSTEM OF RAPPORT
381
CONTEXTS ANDCONSEQUENCES
401
21 NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION IN CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS
403
22 NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION IN INSTRUCTIONAL CONTEXTS
421
23 NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND PHYSICIANPATIENT INTERACTION
437

8 AN EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
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9 PERSONALITY AND NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR
159
10 FACTORING IN AGE
181
11 WOMENS AND MENS NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
201
12 CULTURE AND NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR
219
13 CASTING NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR IN THE MEDIA
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FUNCTIONS
257
14 NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR IN INTIMATE INTERACTIONS AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
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15 NONVERBAL EXPRESSIONS OF DOMINANCE AND POWER INHUMAN RELATIONSHIPS
279
16 THE FUNCTIONS OF FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
299
AND THE NET S WITH YOU AND YOU ALONE
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25 NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION RACE AND INTERGROUP INTERACTION
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26 USES AND CONSEQUENCES OF NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION IN THE CONTEXT OF ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE
501
FINAL THOUGHTS
521
Basic Issues and Future Prospects
522
AUTHOR INDEX
533
SUBJECT INDEX
559
ABOUT THE EDITORS
575
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
577
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Miles Patterson received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1968 and has been at UMSL since 1969. Patterson is the author/editor of 3 books and 85 chapters and articles, mostly on nonverbal communication. His current research interests focus primarily on social behavior in public settings, person perception accuracy, and the role of appearance and nonverbal behavior in forming judgments of others. He was the editor of the Journal of Nonverbal Behavior from 1986-1992 and has been on the editorial boards of several other journals in psychology, communication, and sociology. Patterson is the 2009 recipient of the University of Missouri President's Award for Research and Creativity and in 1990 was the recipient of the UM-St. Louis Chancellor's Award for Research and Creativity. He is also a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. Patterson's teaching interests include social psychology, nonverbal communication, and environmental psychology.

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