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The Sourcebook of Nonverbal Measures : Going Beyond Words - Valerie Lynn Manusov

The Sourcebook of Nonverbal Measures

Going Beyond Words

By: Valerie Lynn Manusov (Editor)

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Published: 4th November 2004
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Researchers who study nonverbal behavior have needed a cohesive discussion of research choices - specifically for the investigation of nonverbal phenomena. This volume addresses that need and aims to encapsulate the primary means by which researchers assess nonverbal cues, facilitating their use by others interested in studying nonverbal behavior. Editor Valerie Manusov collects both well-established and new measures used to research nonverbal behaviors, illustrating the broad spectrum of measures appropriate for use in nonverbal research. In addition to measures that can be used by other researchers with an interest in nonverbal cues, the book addresses issues involved conducting this research. Several chapters provide discussions of larger research "paradigms" into which a particular measure may be placed. Other chapters are devoted to research strategies that researchers have available to them to answer their research questions. The latter includes discussions to help researchers think through the array of choices that they have available to them and to show the strong connections between the types of answers one seeks and the means through which one may seek them. Written by the creators of the measures - all of whom have strong reputations in this area - this book is an invaluable resource for researchers and students studying nonverbal behavior. Scholars and students in interpersonal communications, psychology, personal relationships, and related areas will find the book an essential research tool.

Prefacep. ix
Introduction to Nonverbal Communication Research
Researcher Choices and Practices in the Study of Nonverbal Communicationp. 3
Nonverbal Measures
Participant/Observer Reports
The Social Skills Inventory (SSI): Measuring Nonverbal and Social Skillsp. 25
The Emory Dyssemia Indexp. 35
The Affectionate Communication Indexp. 47
The Touch Avoidance Measurep. 57
The Touch Log Record: A Behavioral Communication Measurep. 67
Measuring Live Tactile Interaction: The Body Chart Coding Approachp. 83
The Nonverbal Perception Scalep. 93
Self-Report Measures of Emotional and Nonverbal Expressivenessp. 105
Measurements of Perceived Nonverbal Immediacyp. 113
The Relational Communication Scalep. 127
Coding and Rating
Coding
Behavioral Coding of Visual Affect Behaviorp. 141
Assessing Display Rules in Relationshipsp. 151
Specific Affect Coding Systemp. 163
Measuring Conversational Facial Displaysp. 173
The Nature and Functions of Tie-signsp. 189
A Procedure to Measure Interactional Synchrony in the Context of Satisfied and Dissatisfied Couples' Communicationp. 199
The Oral History Coding System: A Measure of Marital Cognitionp. 209
Rating
Observer Ratings of Nonverbal Involvement and Immediacyp. 221
Measuring Nonverbal Indicators of Deceitp. 237
Interactional Sensitivity: Rating Social Support, Attachment, and Interaction in Adult Relationshipsp. 251
The Affect Measures of the Couple Communication Scalesp. 267
Rating Interactional Sense-Making in the Process of Joint Storytellingp. 281
Measuring Conversational Equality at the Relational Levelp. 295
Measures of Judged Adaptationp. 309
Methods for Measuring Speech Ratep. 317
Measuring the Relevance of Relational Frames: A Relational Framing Theory Perspectivep. 325
Assessing Attributions Given to Nonverbal Cuesp. 335
Combining Reports and Ratings
The Expression of Rapportp. 347
Measuring Nonverbal Dominancep. 361
Commentaries on Coding and Rating Choices
Analysis of Coded Nonverbal Behaviorp. 375
Coding Mutual Adaptation in Dyadic Nonverbal Interactionp. 383
Physiological Measures
Objective Measurement of Vocal Signalsp. 393
The Role of Physiological Measures in Understanding Social Support Communicationp. 403
Paradigms and Practices
Standard Content Methodology: Controlling the Verbal Channelp. 417
The Passing Encounters Paradigm: Monitoring Microinteractions Between Pedestriansp. 431
The Meta-Emotion Interview and Coding Systemp. 441
Measuring Emotional Experience, Expression, and Communication: The Slide-Viewing Techniquep. 457
Conflict, Real Life, and Videotape: Procedures for Eliciting Naturalistic Couple Interactionsp. 471
Meta-Analysis of Nonverbal Behaviorp. 483
Considering the Social and Material Surround: Toward Microethnographic Understandings of Nonverbal Communicationp. 493
Nonverbal Research Involving Experimental Manipulations by Confederatesp. 507
Author Indexp. 523
Subject Indexp. 537
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ISBN: 9780805847468
ISBN-10: 0805847464
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 4th November 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 17.07  x 3.43
Weight (kg): 0.87
Edition Number: 1