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Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction

Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534625634

Cover of Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction 6TH 06 (ISBN 978-0534625634)
ISBN13: 978-0534625634
ISBN10: 0534625630
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $205.50

Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction - 6TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534625634

Mark L. Knapp and Judith A. Hall

ISBN13: 978-0534625634
ISBN10: 0534625630
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This introductory text is designed for courses in nonverbal communication. Using the cross-disciplinary approaches of speech and social psychology, Knapp and Hall center on how nonverbal communication research affects a wide variety of academic interests. It is the most comprehensive, most readable compendium of research and theory on nonverbal communication available. It is the standard reference in this area.

Benefits:

  • NEW! The text has been completely updated with the most recent research in nonverbal communication.
  • NEW! A new chapter, "Nonverbal Messages in Special Contexts," focuses on nonverbal behavior in advertising, politics, education, therapy, and culture.
  • NEW! Numerous new photos and visuals have been added throughout the text that make the various behaviors discussed even clearer and more vivid.
  • Written by a communication scholar and psychologist, the book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of nonverbal communication.
  • The theory and research included in this text comes from scholars with a wide variety of academic backgrounds, including communication, counseling, psychology, psychiatry, linguistics and many more.

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. Putting It All Together: Multisignal Messages.
13. Nonverbal Messages in Special Contexts.

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