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Nonverbal Communication Theories

  • By: Vijai N. Giri
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

The first scientific study of nonverbal communication was seen in Charles Darwin's book The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. He argued that all mammals show emotions reliably in their faces. Today, studies on nonverbal communication range across ...

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