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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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"The Sourcebook of Nonverbal Measures" provides a comprehensive discussion of research choices for investigating nonverbal phenomena. The volume presents many of the primary means by which researchers assess nonverbal cues. Editor Valerie Manusov has collected both well-established and new measures used in researching nonverbal behaviors, illustrating the broad spectrum of measures appropriate for use in research, and providing a critical resource for future studies.
With chapters written by the creators of the research measures, this volume represents work across disciplines, and provides first-hand experience and thoughtful guidance on the use of nonverbal measures. It also offers research strategies researchers can use to answer their research questions; discussions of larger research paradigms into which a measure may be placed; and analysis tools to help researchers think through the research choices available to them.
With its thorough and pragmatic approach, this "Sourcebook" will be an invaluable resource for studying nonverbal behavior. Researchers in interpersonal communication, psychology, personal relationships, and related areas will find it to be 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: 9780805847475
ISBN-10: 0805847472
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 23rd September 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1