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.

Aviation Security and Nonverbal Behavior

Aviation Security and Nonverbal Behavior
Aviation security and nonverbal behavior
Carl JosephMaccarioTransportation Security Administration

It is important to look at a little background history of aviation security before we discuss the value of what some call “behavior detection.” The traditional approach in aviation has always been to detect the threat item, i.e., the gun, knife, or bomb. This mind-set came out of the late 1960s and ...

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