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Biology of Communication A Communibiological Perspective

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ISBN-10: 1572733470

ISBN-13: 9781572733473

Edition: 2001

Authors: Michael J. Beatly, James C. McCroskey

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This volume focuses on communibiology, which provides a theoretical framework for developing and testing biologically-oriented communication theory.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction to the Biology of Communication: Toward the Development of Scientific Theories of Communicationp. 1
Necessary and Desirable Characteristics of Scientific Theory in Communicationp. 13
Rationale for a New Paradigm: Limitations of Existing Models of Communicationp. 27
Revisiting Discarded Models of Communication: Methodological and Conceptual Oversights Underlying the Rejection of Trait Modelsp. 43
Contributions of Contemporary Temperament Theorists and Psychobiologists: A Brief Overviewp. 57
Communication as Temperamental Expression: Communibiologyp. 67
Dimensions of Communicative Functioning: Super Traitsp. 83
Neurobiological Bases of Communicative Functioningp. 93
Strategies for Communibiological Researchp. 107
Implications for Theory and Research: What Needs Doing and What It All Meansp. 115
Implications of Communibiology for Applied Contexts: How Does It Change Our Approach in the "Real World?"p. 127
Epiloguep. 135
Referencesp. 139
Author Indexp. 151
Subject Indexp. 155
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