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.

Deception
Deception
Mark G.FrankUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New YorkElenaSvetievaUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York

There is no shortage of hints, tips, and suggestions in magazines, newspapers, and general-public books about secret “telltale” signs of deception. Many television programs feature characters that can detect lies rapidly and accurately based solely on nonverbal behavior. The reason for this popularity is ...

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