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Social Context of Nonverbal Behavior

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ISBN-10: 0521586666

ISBN-13: 9780521586665

Edition: 1999

Authors: Pierre Philippot, Robert S. Feldman, Erik J. Coats, Antony Manstead, Keith Oatley

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These essays provide contemporary perspectives on the role of nonverbal behaviour in social interaction. They include work and theories central to our understanding of the reciprocal influences between nonverbal behaviour and social variables.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Ursula Hess is Professor of Psychology at the Humboldt University, Berlin. She received her PhD in psychology from Dartmouth College and is a Fellow at the Association for Psychological Science. Her current research is in the area of emotion psychology - in particular, the communication of affect with an emphasis on two main lines of research: psychophysiological measures and the role of social influences in the encoding and decoding of emotional expressions.Pierre Philippot is Professor of Psychology at the University of Louvain in Belgium. He is also a Master of Research at the Belgium National Science Foundation. He received his PhD in psychology from the University of Louvain. He has…    

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