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Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780155063723

ISBN10:
0155063723
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/29/2001
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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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.

Table of Contents

Part One An Introduction to the Study of Nonverbal Communication 1(106)
Nonverbal Communication: Basic Perspectives
3(37)
Perspective 1: Defining Nonverbal Communication
5(2)
Encoding
5(1)
Decoding
6(1)
Perspective 2: Classifying Nonverbal Behavior
7(4)
The Communication Environment
7(1)
Physical Environment
7(1)
Spatial Environment
8(1)
The Communicators' Physical Characteristics
8(1)
Body Movement and Position
8(1)
Gestures
8(1)
Posture
9(1)
Touching Behavior
9(1)
Facial Expressions
10(1)
Eye Behavior
10(1)
Vocal Behavior
10(1)
Perspective 3: Nonverbal Communication in the Total Communication Process
11(7)
Repeating
12(1)
Conflicting
13(3)
Complementing
16(1)
Substituting
16(1)
Accenting/Moderating
16(1)
Regulating
17(1)
Perspective 4: The History of Nonverbal Studies
18(4)
Perspective 5: Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life
22(8)
Crime and Punishment
23(1)
Televised Politics
24(3)
Classroom Behavior
27(1)
Courtship Behavior
28(2)
Summary
30(10)
The Roots of Nonverbal Behavior
40(31)
The Development of Nonverbal Behavior Across Evolutionary Time: Phylogeny
42(24)
Evidence from Sensory Deprivation
43(1)
Evidence from Infants
44(7)
Evidence from Twin Studies
51(2)
Evidence from Nonhuman Primates
53(9)
Evidence from Multicultural Studies
62(4)
Summary
66(5)
The Ability to Receive and Send Nonverbal Signals
71(36)
Methods for Improving Nonverbal Skills
73(3)
Measuring Accuracy of Decoding and Encoding Nonverbal Cues
76(6)
Standardized Tests of Decoding Ability
78(4)
Characteristics of Skilled Nonverbal Receivers
82(7)
Gender
83(1)
Other Personal Correlates of Receiving Accuracy
84(4)
Task Factors Affecting Nonverbal Receiving Accuracy
88(1)
Characteristics of Accurate Nonverbal Senders
89(3)
The Relationship between Sending and Receiving Skills
92(1)
On Being an Observer of Nonverbal Communication
93(4)
The Fallibility of Human Perception
95(2)
Summary
97(10)
Part Two The Communication Environment 107(70)
The Effects of the Environment on Human Communication
109(34)
Perceptions of Our Surroundings
111(3)
Perceptions of Formality
112(1)
Perceptions of Warmth
112(1)
Perceptions of Privacy
112(1)
Perceptions of Familiarity
112(1)
Perceptions of Constraint
113(1)
Perceptions of Distance
113(1)
Reacting to Environments
113(1)
Perceptions of Time
114(3)
Time as Location
115(1)
Time as Duration
116(1)
Time as Intervals
116(1)
Time as Patterns of Intervals
116(1)
The Natural Environment
117(2)
Other People in the Environment
119(2)
Architectural Design and Movable Objects
121(13)
Color
123(2)
Sound
125(1)
Lighting
126(1)
Movable Objects
127(2)
Structure and Design
129(5)
Regulating Environments and Communication
134(1)
Summary
135(8)
The Effects of Territory and Personal Space on Human Communication
143(34)
The Concept of Territoriality
143(5)
Territoriality Invasion and Defense
144(4)
Density and Crowding
148(4)
The Effects of High Density
150(1)
Coping with High Density
151(1)
Conversational Distance
152(9)
Sex
155(2)
Age
157(1)
Cultural and Ethnic Background
157(1)
Topic or Subject Matter
158(1)
Setting for the Interaction
159(1)
Physical Characteristics
159(1)
Attitudinal and Emotional Orientation
159(1)
Characteristics of the Interpersonal Relationship
160(1)
Personality Characteristics
161(1)
Seating Behavior and Spatial Arrangements in Small Groups
161(7)
Leadership
161(2)
Dominance
163(1)
Task
163(1)
Sex and Acquaintance
164(2)
Introversion-Extraversion
166(2)
Summary
168(9)
Part Three The Communicators 177(50)
The Effects of Physical Characteristics on Human Communication
179(48)
Our Body: Its General Attractiveness
180(7)
Dating and Marriage
181(3)
On the Job
184(1)
Persuading Others
184(1)
Self-Esteem
185(1)
Antisocial Behavior
186(1)
The Power of Physical Attractiveness: Some Important Qualifications
187(2)
The Effects of Interaction
187(1)
The Effects of Other Factors
188(1)
Changing Standards over Time
188(1)
Our Body: Its Specific Features
189(17)
The Face
189(3)
Body Shape
192(5)
Height
197(2)
Body Image
199(1)
Body Color
200(1)
Body Smell
201(2)
Body Hair
203(3)
Our Body: Clothes and Other Artifacts
206(8)
Clothing and Communication
207(2)
Functions of Clothing
209(1)
Clothing as Information about the Person
210(1)
Effects of Clothing on the Wearer
211(1)
Clothing and Personality
211(2)
Artifacts and Body Decoration
213(1)
Summary
214(13)
Part Four The Communicators' Behavior 227(194)
The Effects of Gesture and Posture on Human Communication
229(43)
Speech-Independent Gestures
230(11)
Speech-Related Gestures
241(9)
Referent-Related Gestures
241(3)
Speaker's-Relationship-to-the-Referent Gestures
244(1)
Punctuation Gestures
245(1)
Interactive Gestures
245(5)
The Coordination of Gesture, Posture, and Speech
250(10)
Self-Synchrony
250(3)
Interaction Synchrony
253(7)
Summary
260(12)
The Effects of Touch on Human Communication
272(33)
Touching and Human Development
273(2)
Who Touches Whom, Where, and How Much?
275(5)
Different Types of Touching Behavior
280(4)
The Meanings and Impact of Interpersonal Touch
284(6)
Touch as Positive Affect
285(1)
Touch as Negative Affect
285(1)
Touch as Play
285(1)
Touch as Influence
286(1)
Touch as Interaction Management
286(1)
Touch as Physiological Stimulus
286(1)
Touch as Interpersonal Responsiveness
286(1)
Touch as Task Related
287(1)
Touch as Healing
287(1)
Touch as Symbolism
288(1)
Contextual Factors in the Meaning of Interpersonal Touch
289(1)
Touch--A Powerful Unconscious Force in Interaction
290(2)
Cultural Differences in Touching Behavior
292(1)
Self-Touching
293(4)
Summary
297(8)
The Effects of the Face on Human Communication
305(42)
The Face and Personality Judgments
305(1)
The Face and Interaction Management
306(2)
Channel Control
307(1)
Complementing or Qualifying Other Behavior
307(1)
Replacing Spoke Messages
307(1)
The Face and Expressions of Emotion
308(22)
The Face--A Complex Stimulus
309(4)
The Facial Emotion Controversy
313(2)
Measuring the Face
315(7)
Judging Facial Expressions of Emotion
322(4)
Emotions Inferred from the Face
326(4)
Physiology and the Face
330(5)
The Social Impact of Facial Expressions
335(3)
Summary
338(9)
The Effects of Eye Behavior on Human Communication
347(32)
Gaze and Mutual Gaze
349(1)
Functions of Gazing
350(5)
Regulating the Flow of Communication
351(1)
Monitoring Feedback
352(1)
Reflecting Cognitive Activity
352(1)
Expressing Emotions
353(2)
Communicating the Nature of the Interpersonal Relationship
355(5)
Conditions Influencing Gazing Patterns
360(6)
Distance
360(1)
Physical Characteristics
360(1)
Personal and Personality Characteristics
361(2)
Topics and Tasks
363(2)
Cultural Background and Racial Attitudes
365(1)
Pupil Dilation and Constriction
366(3)
Summary
369(10)
The Effects of Vocal Cues That Accompany Spoken Words
379(42)
The Ingredients of Paralanguage
381(3)
Vocal Cues and Speaker Recognition
384(2)
Vocal Cues and Personality
386(4)
Vocal Cues and Group Perceptions
390(2)
Vocal Cues and Judgments of Sociodemographic Characteristics
392(3)
Sex
392(1)
Age
393(1)
Social Class/Status
394(1)
Target Effects
394(1)
Vocal Cues and Emotion
395(5)
Vocal Cues, Comprehension, and Persuasion
400(3)
Vocal Cues, Comprehension, and Retention
401(1)
Vocal Cues and Persuasion
402(1)
Vocal Cues and Turn Taking in Conversations
403(2)
Turn Yielding
404(1)
Turn Requesting
404(1)
Turn Maintaining
404(1)
Turn Denying
405(1)
Hesitations, Pauses, Silence, and Speech
405(5)
Location or Placement of Pauses
405(1)
Types of Pauses
406(1)
Reasons Why Pauses Occur
407(1)
Response Latency and Talking Time
407(1)
Silence
408(2)
Summary
410(11)
Part Five Communicating Important Messages 421(40)
Putting It All Together: Multisignal Messages
423(38)
Communicating Intimacy
424(5)
Communicating Dominance/Status
429(4)
Managing the Interaction
433(5)
Greeting Behavior
433(1)
Turn-Taking Behavior
434(3)
Leave-Taking Behavior
437(1)
Communicating Our Identity
438(5)
Personal Identity
439(2)
Social Identity
441(2)
Deceiving Others
443(3)
A Perspective for Communicators
446(13)
Credits
459(2)
Author Index 461(16)
Subject Index 477


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