Social Intelligence and Nonverbal Communication

Editors: Sternberg, Robert J., Kostić, Aleksandra (Eds.)

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  • Provides in depth analysis of the latest research on the social psychology of nonverbal communication
  • Puts forward a novel theory on nonverbal social intelligence as an adaptive strategy for survival and success
  • Explores topics ranging from social skills and emotion to the newly growing human robot interface
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in the social psychology of nonverbal communication. It explores topics including social skill, empathy, adaptive advantage, emotion-reading and emotion-hiding; and examines personal charisma, memory and communicating with robots. Together, the authors present diverse, cutting-edge research on nonverbal social intelligence as an adaptive strategy for survival and success. The collection provides an effective demonstration of the interdisciplinary nature of this topic, and it’s relevance to researchers across the social sciences and beyond. 

About the authors

Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development at Cornell University, USA and Honorary Professor of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany. He has won the Grawemeyer Award in Psychology and the William James and James McKeen Cattell Awards from the APS.


Aleksandra Kostić is Professor of Social Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, University of Niš, Serbia. Her research interests include nonverbal communication, emotional experience, time perspective, ethnic identity, and similarities and differences between cultures in perception of category, intensity and antecedents of emotion.


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Social Intelligence: What It Is and Why We Need It More than Ever Before

    Pages 1-20

    Sternberg, Robert J. (et al.)

  • Nonverbal Receiving Ability as Emotional and Cognitive Empathy: Conceptualization and Measurement

    Pages 21-49

    Buck, Ross (et al.)

  • Empathy as Spontaneous Communication: At the Intersection of the Traditional Social and Behavioral Sciences and the New Affective and Communication Sciences

    Pages 51-77

    Buck, Ross (et al.)

  • Factors that Facilitate or Impair Kinesic and Vocalic Nonverbal Behaviors During Interpersonal Deception

    Pages 79-117

    Burgoon, Judee K. (et al.)

  • Nonverbal Communication: Evolution and Today

    Pages 119-162

    Frank, Mark G. (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Intelligence and Nonverbal Communication
Editors
  • Robert J. Sternberg
  • Aleksandra Kostić
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-34964-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-34964-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-34963-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 440
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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