Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and up-to-date introduction to the subject of nonverbal communication available today. Renowned author Martin S. Remland introduces nonverbal communication in a concise and engaging format that connects foundational concepts, current theory, and new research findings to familiar everyday interactions. Presented in three parts, the text offers full and balanced coverage of the functions, channels, and applications of nonverbal communication. This approach not only gives students a strong foundation, but also allows them to fully appreciate the importance of nonverbal communication in their personal and professional lives.
|Edition description:||Fourth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Part One: FoundationsChapter 1: The Nature and Functions of Nonverbal Communication When Does Communication Occur? When Is Communication Nonverbal? What Are The Primary Functions Of Nonverbal Communication? The Basic Nonverbal Signaling Systems SummaryChapter 2: The Development of Nonverbal Communication: Acquiring Everyday Skills Nonverbal Communication Skills The Development of Nonverbal ¬Communication Skills Individual Differences In Nonverbal Communication Skills Education and Training SummaryPart Two: Codes and FunctionsChapter 3: The Human Body: Signaling Multiple Identities Communication Codes Communication Functions SummaryChapter 4: Personal Space, Eye Contact, and Touch: An Approach-Avoidance Signaling System Communication Codes Communication Functions SummaryChapter 5: Facial Expression: Communicating Emotion Communication Codes Communication Functions SummaryChapter 6: Voice and Gesture: Speaking and Replacing Speech Communication Codes Communication Functions SummaryPart Three: ApplicationsChapter 7: Nonverbal Communication in Non-Intimate Encounters Casual Encounters: Building Conversational Rapport Influential Encounters: Getting Help SummaryChapter 8: Nonverbal Communication in Intimate Encounters Relational Intimacy And Nonverbal Communication Nonverbal Communication In Intimate Encounters SummaryChapter 9: Nonverbal Communication in Deceptive Encounters Lying And Deception In Everyday Life Theories Of Nonverbal Communication And Deception Studies Comparing Liars and Truth Tellers Catching Liars SummaryChapter 10: Nonverbal Communication in Workplace Encounters Superior–Subordinate Encounters: Communicating Status Task-Oriented Encounters: Getting the Job Done SummaryChapter 11: Nonverbal Communication in Mediated Encounters Informative Encounters: Staying Connected Persuasive Encounters: Resisting Influence Entertaining Encounters: Absorbing Popular Culture Summary