The Dictionary Of Body Language

Author: Joe Navarro
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008292612
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From former FBI agent and bestselling author Joe Navarro, a field guide companion to his classic What Every BODY is Saying, revealing the more than 400 essential body language indicators.

Body Language Communication

Author: Cornelia Müller
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110302020
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Volume II of the handbook offers the state of the art on how body movements are used for communication around the world. Topics include the functions of body movements, their contexts of occurrence, their forms and meanings, their integration with speech, and how bodily motion can function as language. An interdisciplinary chapter on ‘embodiment’ explores the body and its role in the grounding of language from current theoretical perspectives.

The Dictionary Of Psychology

Author: Ray Corsini
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 131770570X
Size: 16,42 MB
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With more than three times as many defined entries, biographies, illustrations, and appendices than any other dictionary of psychology ever printed in the English language, Raymond Corsini's Dictionary of Psychology is indeed a landmark resource. The most comprehensive, up-to-date reference of its kind, the Dictionary also maintains a user-friendliness throughout. This combination ensures that it will serve as the definitive work for years to come. With a clear and functional design, and highly readable style, the Dictionary offers over 30,000 entries (including interdisciplinary terms and contemporary slang), more than 125 illustrations, as well as extensive cross-referencing of entries. Ten supportive appendices, such as the Greek Alphabet, Medical Prescription Terms, and biographies of more than 1,000 deceased contributors to psychology, further augment the Dictionary's usefulness. Over 100 psychologists as well as numerous physicians participated as consulting editors, and a dozen specialist consulting editors reviewed the material. Dr. Alan Auerbach, the American Psychological Association's de facto dictionary expert, served as the senior consulting editor. As a final check for comprehensiveness and accuracy, independent review editors were employed to re-examine, re-review, and re-approve every entry.

Body Language At Work

Author: Adrian Furnham
Editor: CIPD Publishing
ISBN: 9780852927717
Size: 11,49 MB
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This guide to body language at work covers the following areas: the nature and meaning of signals, including eye gaze, facial expressions, gestures, posture and touch; why some personalities are easy to read and some aren't; what appearance, clothes and mannerisms say about us; and detecting office liars and fakes.

The Nonverbal Dictionary Of Gestures Signs Body Language Cues

Author: David B. Givens
Editor:
ISBN:
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Dictionary of gestures, signs, and body language cues from the Center for Nonverbal Studies which aims to advance the study of human communication in all forms excepting oral means. Draws on the work of anthropologists, archaeologists, biologists, linguists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and semioticians to provide a compendium of brief essays on the way people say things without speaking.

The Dictionary Of Health Education

Author: David A. Bedworth
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195342593
Size: 17,18 MB
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The Dictionary of Health Education provides for the first time a complete, comprehensive guide to the professional and technical words, terms, and phrases used in the health education profession. In one volume, it encompasses the full scope of the language of health education, bringing together the disciplines of education, medicine, public health and its sub-disciplines, history, philosophy, and political science. A vital reference tool for all health educators or those who are involved in the promotion of health, this unique book contains over 10,000 definitions of frequently used words and phrases. For ease of use, all entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced where appropriate. The dictionary also contains tables of important health and medical terms to further illustrate key ideas. This user-friendly volume is an indispensable resource to anyone who wants to speak and understand the language of health education.

Essays On Lexicon Lexicography Terminography In Russian American And Other Cultures

Author: Olga Karpova
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443806455
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The book contains a collection of works devoted to the most topical issues of modern linguistics, including сross-cultural communication, various aspects of theoretical and practical lexicography, terminology and terminography. Papers contributed are divided into four major sections. Cultural Aspects in Different Linguistic and Lexicographic Traditions deals with analysis of cultural aspects of language and lexicography with special reference to English, Russian, German, French, Arabic and other languages. User’s Perspective and Dictionary Use is devoted to discussion of research results in the field of user’s needs and demands received during social surveys in different countries. Terminology and Terminography reveals the latest tendencies in modern terminology formation, scientific knowledge engineering in languages for special purposes and professional communication, while New Dictionaries Projects presents models of new reference works. All those and many other topics were discussed at the VI-th International School-Seminar Lexicon, Lexicography, Terminography in Russian, American and Other Cultures held at Ivanovo State University, Russia, September 12-14, 2005.

The Dictionary Of Psychology

Author: Mike Cardwell
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781579580643
Size: 14,80 MB
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Managers, business owners, computer literate individuals, software developers, students, & researchers - all are looking for an understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) & what "might be" in the future. In this literate yet easy-to-read discussion, Derek Partridge explains what AI can & cannot do, & what it holds for applications such as banking, financial services, & expert systems of all kinds. Topics include: the strengths & weaknesses of software development & engineering; machine learning & its promises & problems; expert systems & success stories; & practical software through artificial intelligence. Psychology as a subject is notorious for its often confusing use of language. The Dictionary of Psychology is an A-Z guide to key terms in the subject.

Visible Thought

Author: Geoffrey Beattie
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134395957
Size: 13,97 MB
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Are you saying one thing whilst your hands reveal another? Are you influenced by other people's body language without even knowing it? Darting through examples found anywhere from the controlled psychology laboratory to modern advertising and the Big Brother TV phenomenon, official Big Brother psychologist Geoffrey Beattie takes on the issue of what our everyday gestures mean and how they affect our relationships with other people. For a long time psychologists have misunderstood body language as an emotional nonverbal side effect. In this book Geoffrey Beattie ranges across the history of communication from Cicero to Chomsky to demonstrate that by adding to or even contradicting what we say, gestures literally make our true thoughts visible. A unique blend of popular examples and scientific research presented in language that everybody can understand, Visible Thought is an accessible and groundbreaking text that will appeal to those interested in social psychology and anyone who wants to delve beneath the surface of human interaction. Geoffrey Beattie is the official Big Brother psychologist and Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Manchester. He is a recipient of the Spearman Medal awarded by the British Psychological Society for 'published psychological work of outstanding merit'.

Australian Sign Language Auslan

Author: Trevor Johnston
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139459631
Size: 19,85 MB
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This is first comprehensive introduction to the linguistics of Auslan, the sign language of Australia. Assuming no prior background in language study, it explores each key aspect of the structure of Auslan, providing an accessible overview of its grammar (how sentences are structured), phonology (the building blocks of signs), morphology (the structure of signs), lexicon (vocabulary), semantics (how meaning is created), and discourse (how Auslan is used in context). The authors also discuss a range of myths and misunderstandings about sign languages, provide an insight into the history and development of Auslan, and show how Auslan is related to other sign languages, such as those used in Britain, the USA and New Zealand. Complete with clear illustrations of the signs in use and useful further reading lists, this is an ideal resource for anyone interested in Auslan, as well as those seeking a clear, general introduction to sign language linguistics.