New Handbook of Methods in Nonverbal Behavior Research

Paperback | February 1, 2008

EditorJinni Harrigan, Robert Rosenthal, Klaus Scherer

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For many years the Handbook of Methods in Nonverbal Behavior Research (Scherer and Ekman, 1982) has been an invaluable text for researchers looking for methods to study nonverbal behavior and the expression of affect. A successor to this essential text, The New Handbook of Methods in NonverbalBehavior Research is a substantially updated volume with 90% new material. It includes chapters on coding and methodological issues for a variety of areas in nonverbal behavior: facial actions, vocal behavior, and body movement. Issues relevant to judgment studies, methodology, reliability,analyses, etc. have also been updated. The topics are broad and include specific information about methodology and coding strategies in education, psychotherapy, deception, nonverbal sensitivity, and marital and group behavior. There is also a chapter detailing specific information on the technicalaspects of recording the voice and face, and specifically in relation to deception studies. This volume will be valuable for both new researchers and those already working in the fields of nonverbal behavior, affect expression, and related topics. It will play a central role in further refining research methods and coding strategies, allowing a comparison of results from variouslaboratories where research on nonverbal behavior is being conducted. This will advance research in the field and help to coordinate results so that a more comprehensive understanding of affect expression can be developed.

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For many years the Handbook of Methods in Nonverbal Behavior Research (Scherer and Ekman, 1982) has been an invaluable text for researchers looking for methods to study nonverbal behavior and the expression of affect. A successor to this essential text, The New Handbook of Methods in NonverbalBehavior Research is a substantially update...

Jinni Harrigan is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University in Fullerton, USA. Robert Rosenthal is a Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology at the University of California in Riverside, USA. Klaus Scherer is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Geneva in Switzerla...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:536 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.18 inPublished:February 1, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198529627

ISBN - 13:9780198529620

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Table of Contents

Jinni A Harrigan, Robert Rosenthal and Klaus R Scherer: IntroductionBasic Research Methods and Procedures2. Jeffrey F Cohn and Paul Ekman: Measuring facial action3. Patrik N Juslin and Klaus R Scherer: Vocal expression of affect4. Jinni A Harrigan: Proxemics, kinesics, and gaze5. Robert Rosenthal: Conducting judgment studies: some methodological issuesResearch Applications in Nonverbal Behavior6. Judith A Hall, Frank J Bernieri and Dana R Carney: Nonverbal behavior and interpersonal sensitivity7. Elisha Babad: Nonverbal behavior in education8. Ann Kring and Barbara K Stuart: Nonverbal behavior and psychopathology9. Mark G Frank: Research methods in detecting deception research10. Dan Yoshimoto, Alyson Shapiro, Kelly O'Brien and John Gottman: Nonverbal communication coding systems of committed couples11. Janine Giese-Davis, Karen Piemme, Caroline Dillon and Suzanne Twirbutt: Macrovariables in affective expression in women with breast cancer participating in support groupsSupplementary Materials12. Mark G Frank, Patrik N Juslin and Jinni A Harrigan: Technical issues in recording nonverbal behaviorKlaus R Scherer and Paul Ekman: Appendix: Methodological issues in studying nonverbal behavior

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`Review from previous edition . . the real strength of this book is the comprehensive coverage of a wide range of different approaches to the study of emotion. It is an up to date manual that every researcher interested in emotion should display proudly, albeit on a shelf sufficient to takeits 3kg weight'Psychological Medicine, Vol 34