Journal of Nonverbal Behavior

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 107–109 | Cite as

Introduction to the Special Issue on Theory in Nonverbal Communication

  • Howard S. FriedmanEmail author


To a striking degree, the study of nonverbal behavior and nonverbal communication has benefited from thoughtful attention to sophisticated theory. The Special Issue on Theoretical Approaches to Nonverbal Communication presents several core contemporary theoretical approaches. This introduction places these approaches to emotion, communication, and social influence into a general context in this field.


Theory in nonverbal communication Skill in nonverbal communication Emotion Special issue 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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