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Journal of Nonverbal Behavior

Journal of Nonverbal Behavior OnlineFirst articles

03-11-2021 | Acknowledgments

Ad-Hoc Reviewers from 2021

02-11-2021 | Original Paper

How Responsive are Anesthesiologists to Patient Pain? Residents’ Verbal and Nonverbal Responses to Standardized Patient Pain Cues

Anesthesiologists must recognize and respond both verbally and nonverbally to their patients’ pain. The current study analyzed 65 videotaped interactions between anesthesiology residents, a standardized registered nurse, and a standardized male …

22-10-2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Nonverbal Auditory Cues Allow Relationship Quality to be Inferred During Conversations

The claim that nonverbal cues provide more information than the linguistic content of a conversational exchange (the Mehrabian Conjecture) has been widely cited and equally widely disputed, mainly on methodological grounds. Most studies that have …

20-10-2021 | Original Paper

Beauty Goes Down to the Core: Attractiveness Biases Moral Character Attributions

Physical attractiveness is a heuristic that is often used as an indicator of desirable traits. In two studies (N = 1254), we tested whether facial attractiveness leads to a selective bias in attributing moral character—which is paramount in person …

12-10-2021 | Original Paper

Paraverbal Expression of Verbal Irony: Vocal Cues Matter and Facial Cues Even More

Verbal irony is a rhetorical device that is not only verbal but also paraverbal. In the present study, we explored the paraverbal expression of verbal irony which has been largely underinvestigated, especially facial expressions. Given the role …

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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.

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