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Journal of Nonverbal Behavior OnlineFirst articles

13-09-2022 | Original Paper

Perceiving Assertiveness and Anger from Gesturing Speed in Different Contexts

More frequent gesturing, talking faster, and talking louder are aspects of nonverbal behavior often associated with being perceived as more dominant, assertive, influential, or as leader. The causal hypothesis in Study 1 was that people perceive …

31-08-2022 | Original Paper

The Effect of Mouth-Opening on Recognition of Facial Expressions in the NimStim Set: An Evaluation from Chinese College Students

Based on the physical facial features available to visual perception, mouth features play an essential role in perceiving and recognizing facial expressions, but they have not been as widely studied as eye features. The NimStim set provides a more …

28-07-2022 | Editorial


The Journal of Nonverbal Behavior will continue to welcome theoretical and empirical research submissions on all major areas of nonverbal behavior, including facial expressions, nonverbal displays of emotion, gestures, eye contact, paralanguage …

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The Journal of Nonverbal Behavior publishes peer-reviewed original theoretical and empirical research papers on all major areas of nonverbal behavior. The coverage extends to paralanguage, proxemics, facial expressions, eye contact, face-to-face interaction, and nonverbal emotional expression, as well as other relevant topics which contribute to the scientific understanding of nonverbal processes and behavior.

Journal of Nonverbal Behavior
Volume 21/1997 - Volume 46/2022
Springer US
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