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Author Beattie, Geoffrey, author.

Title Rethinking body language : how hand movements reveal hidden thoughts / Geoffrey Beattie.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    153.69 BEA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition 1 Edition.
Description x, 276 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-270) and index.
Contents Introduction: a new perspective on an old problem -- Two separate languages? -- Where the action is a remarkable biological miracle? -- Images in the hands, images in the mind -- Different vehicles of meaning -- Gestures and the frustrations of everyday life -- Speech is only half the story -- Who or what the hands portray -- How our eyes are drawn to the gestures of others : the gesture limits itself intelligently to what matters? -- Manipulating the salience of individual elements to see how gestures respond -- How metaphoric gestures affect us -- Putting iconic gestures into TV advertisements -- How iconic gestures can leak the truth -- Unconscious gesture can leak unconscious attitude -- Concluding remarks -- References.
Subject Body language.
Gesture -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780415538886 (hb)
0415538882 (hb)
9780415538893 (softcover)
0415538890 (softcover)

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