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Nonverbal Communication, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Judee K. Burgoon, Laura K. Guerrero, Kory Floyd

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 26, 2009

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Drawing significantly on both classic and contemporary research, Nonverbal Communication speaks to today’s students with modern examples that illustrate nonverbal communication in their lived experiences. 


This new edition, authored by three of the foremost scholars in nonverbal communication, builds on the approach pioneered by Burgoon, Buller and Woodall which focused on both the features and the functions that comprise the nonverbal signaling system. Grounded in the latest multidisciplinary research and theory, Nonverbal Communication strives to remain very practical, providing both information and application to aid in comprehension.

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Table of Contents:




    1: Introduction


    2: Cultural influences on nonverbal communication


    3: Bio-evolutionary influences on nonverbal communication




    4: The body as a code: Appearance and Adornment


    5: The Visual and Auditory Codes: Kinesics and Vocalics


    6: The Contact Codes: Proxemics and Haptics


    7: The Place and Time Codes: Environment, Artifacts, and Chronemics




    8: Message Production and Processing


    9: Social cognition and Forming Impressions


    10: Expressing Real and Desired Identities


    11: Expressing Emotions


    12: Relational Messages: Affection and Intimacy


    13: Relating: Messages: Power, Dominance and Influence


    14: Making Connections and Managing Conversations


    15: Deceiving others

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