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Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction / Edition 8
     

Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction / Edition 8

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by Mark L. Knapp, Judith A. Hall, Terrence G. Horgan
 

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ISBN-10: 1133311598

ISBN-13: 9781133311591

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133311591
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
553,484
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION. 1. Nonverbal Communication: Basic Perspectives. 2. The Roots of Nonverbal Behavior. 3. The Ability to Receive and Send Nonverbal Signals. PART II: THE COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENT. 4. The Effects of the Environment on Human Communication. 5. The Effects of Territory and Personal Space on Human Communication. PART III: THE COMMUNICATORS. 6. The Effects of Physical Characteristics on Human Communication. PART IV: THE COMMUNICATORS' BEHAVIOR. 7. The Effects of Gesture and Posture on Human Communication. 8. The Effects of Touch on Human Communication. 9. The Effects of the Face on Human Communication. 10. The Effects of Eye Behavior on Human Communication. 11. The Effects of Vocal Cues that Accompany Spoken Words. PART V: COMMUNICATING IMPORTANT MESSAGES. 12. Using Nonverbal Behavior in Daily Interaction. 13. Nonverbal Messages in Special Contexts.

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