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The New Handbook of Methods in Nonverbal Behavior Research

Jinni Harrigan, Robert Rosenthal, and Klaus Scherer


This book is an updated text. It has new material 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 technical aspects of recording the voice and face, and specifica ... More

Keywords: nonverbal behavior, coding strategies, psychotherapy, deception, nonverbal sensitivity, marital behavior, group behavior, affect expression, affective behavior, emotional expression

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780198529620
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529620.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jinni Harrigan, editor
Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, USA

Robert Rosenthal, editor
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA

Klaus Scherer, editor
Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Jinni A. Harrigan, Robert Rosenthal, and Klaus R. Scherer

Basic research methods and procedures

Chapter 2 Measuring Facial Action

Jeffrey F. Cohn, and Paul Ekman

Chapter 3 Vocal Expression of Affect

Patrik N. Juslin, and Klaus R. Scherer

Research Applications in Nonverbal Behavior

Chapter 6 Nonverbal Behavior and Interpersonal Sensitivity

Judith A. Hall, Frank J. Bernieri, and Dana R. Carney

Chapter 8 Nonverbal Behavior and Psychopathology

Ann M. Kring, and Barbara K. Stuart

Chapter 10 Nonverbal Communication Coding Systems of Committed Couples

Dan K. Yoshimoto, Alyson Shapiro, Kelly O’Brien, and John M. Gottman

Chapter 11 Macrovariables in Affective Expression in Women with Breast Cancer Participating In Support Groups

Janine Giese-Davis, Karen Altree Piemme, Caroline Dillon, and Suzanne Twirbutt

Supplementary Materials

Chapter 12 Technical Issues in Recording Nonverbal Behavior

Mark G. Frank, Patrik N. Juslin, and Jinni A. Harrigan