Communication and Human Behavior

ISBN-10: 0131558471

ISBN-13: 9780131558472

Edition: 3rd

Authors: Brent D. Ruben

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List price: $47.00
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Introduction-Definitions and Theories
Why Study Communication?
Theories: Guides for Analysis and Action
Defining Communication
Fundamentals of Communication
Communication: A Definition
Goals ofCommunication and Human Behavior
The Field of Communication
Early Communication Study
The 1900s - 1930s: Development of Speech and Journalism
The 1940s and 1950s: Interdisciplinary Growth
The 1960s: Integration
The 1970s and Early 1980s: Growth and Specialization
The Late 1980s - 1990s: The Information Age
The Twenty-First Century: Communication Study Today
The Evolution of Communication
Theory The Evolution of an Idea
The Twentieth Century Communication
Theory in the Twenty-First Century Reflections on the Evolution of Communication Theory
Communication--A Basic Life Process
Communication Processes in Animals and Humans
Communication Modes
Basic Functions of Communication
Beyond S-M-R=E: The Adaptation Perspective
Fundamentals of Human Communication
The Communication Iceberg
Visible Aspects of Communication
Invisible Aspects of Communication
Message Reception
Retention - Memory
Receiver Influences
Message (Information) Influences
Source Influences
Technological and Environmental Influences
An Active and Complex Process
Verbal Messages
Message Production
Encoding and Decoding
Process Versus Meaning-Centered Models of Communication
The Nature of Language
Language Acquisition
Social and Public Communication
Nonverbal Messages
Similarities between Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Differences between Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
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