Leading Scholars Blend Cutting-Edge Science with Practical Experience to Reveal Evidence-Based Best Practices

Edited by three leading authorities on nonverbal behavior, this book examines state-of-the-art research and knowledge regarding nonverbal behavior and applies that scientific knowledge to a broad range of fields. The editors present a true scientist–practitioner model, blending cutting-edge behavioral science with real-world practical experience, thus making this text the first of its kind to merge theoretical and practical worlds. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals as it explores the science behind the practice and reveals how other professionals have effectively incorporated nonverbal communication into their fields.

This book serves as an excellent text or supplement for courses/seminars in nonverbal behavior, nonverbal communication, human interaction, profiling, security management, and homeland security, as well as courses in interviewing and qualitative analysis.

Understanding Body Language and the Polygraph

Understanding Body Language and the Polygraph
Understanding body language and the polygraph
Daniel H.BaxterPolygraph Technical Director

When one of the authors asked me if I was interested in writing a chapter about my use of observing body language during interviews, I was somewhat taken aback and initially hesitant. It occurred to me that for at least the first 24 years of my 35-plus years of interviewing, I ...

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