Posture and Gesture - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080339719, 9781483286297

Posture and Gesture

1st Edition

Editors: Michael Argyle
Authors: P. E. Bull
Paperback ISBN: 9780080339719
eBook ISBN: 9781483286297
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 13th February 2016
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Table of Contents

Posture and Gesture in Non-verbal Communication Research: The study of non-verbal communication. Clinical and experimental studies of posture and gesture. Methodology. The Communication of Listener Attitudes through Posture: The encoding of interest and boredom. The encoding of disagreement and agreement. The decoding of interest/boredom and disagreement/agreement. Posture, Gesture and Speech: The organization of posture in relation to speech. The role of pre-speech changes in posture. Gesture and emphasis in speech. The use of hand gesture in political speeches: some case studies. Conclusions and Wider Implications. Theoretical and practical significance of research on posture and gesture. References. Appendix A: The posture scoring system. Appendix B: The body movement scoring system. Author. Index. Subject Index.


Description

Posture and Gesture in Non-verbal Communication Research: The study of non-verbal communication. Clinical and experimental studies of posture and gesture. Methodology. The Communication of Listener Attitudes through Posture: The encoding of interest and boredom. The encoding of disagreement and agreement. The decoding of interest/boredom and disagreement/agreement. Posture, Gesture and Speech: The organization of posture in relation to speech. The role of pre-speech changes in posture. Gesture and emphasis in speech. The use of hand gesture in political speeches: some case studies. Conclusions and Wider Implications. Theoretical and practical significance of research on posture and gesture. References. Appendix A: The posture scoring system. Appendix B: The body movement scoring system. Author. Index. Subject Index.

Readership

For advanced undergraduates in social psychology. Also relevant for courses in linguistics, sociology, social work and psychiatry where the exponents of those disciplines are concerned with interpersonal communication.


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Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483286297

Reviews

@qu:I can't think of any other book that devotes such focused attention to these verbal aspects of non-verbal communication. @source:University of Ulster


About the Editors

Michael Argyle Editor

About the Authors

P. E. Bull Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of York, UK