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Researching Interactive Communication Behavior: A Sourcebook of Methods and Measures

by C Arthur VanLear and Daniel Canary SAGE Publications, Inc
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Researching Communication Interaction Behavior: A Sourcebook of Methods and Measures provides students and experienced researchers alike with the tools to employ when studying communication behaviors through direct observation. In every chapter, leading researchers introduce their most notable research methods and measures, providing valuable practical insights on studying communication interaction behavior. Researching Communication Interaction Behavior will help researchers translate observed behaviors into usable information and structure that information in a theoretically useful way to facilitate the most appropriate and useful data analysis techniques available today.

Part 1:Reviews of Behavioral Measures in Selected Domains of Study: Contexts and Modes of BehaviorChapter 1: Observing Interpersonal Conflict - Daniel J. CanaryChapter 2: Observing Family Communication - Heather E. Canary Chapter 3: Analyzing Video and Audio Nonverbal Dynamics. Kinesics, Proxemics, Haptics, and Vocalics - Judee K. Burgoon, Norah E. Dunbar, and Aaron Elkins Chapter 4: Physiological Outcomes of Communication Behavior - Amanda Denes, Tamara D. Afifi, and Colin Hesse Part 2:Specific Observational Research SystemsChapter 5: Conceptualizing and Operationalizing Nonverbal Immediacy - Laura K. Guerrero Chapter 6: The Relational Linking System and Other Systems for Studying Self-Presentation (Self-Disclosure), Acceptance-Rejection, and Confirmation-Disconfirmation - C. Arthur VanLear and Lesley Withers Chapter 7: Relational Communication Control - L. Edna Rogers and Jennifer CummingsChapter 8: Comforting Messages Category System - Wendy Samter and Erina MacGeorge Chapter 9: Microanalysis of Face-to-face Dialogue: An Inductive Approach - Janet Bavelas, Jennifer Gerwing, Sara Healing, and Christine TomoriChapter 10: The Conversational Argument Coding System - David R. Seibold and Harry Weger, Jr. Chapter 11: Automated Video-based Analysis of Facial Expressions in Schizophrenia - Jihun Hamm, Christian Kohler, Ruben Gur, and Ragini Verma Part 3:General Issues Regarding Methods and Measures of ObservationalResearchChapter 12: Coding Observed Interaction - Alan L. Sillars and Nickola C. Overall Chapter 13: Reliability and Validity in the Measurement of Social Interaction - Marshall Scott Poole and Dean E. Hewes Chapter 14: Modeling and Analyzing Behaviors and the Dynamics of Behavioral Interaction - C. Arthur VanLear Chapter 15: Modeling Behavioral Interaction as a Nonlinear Dynamical System: Cross-recurrence Quantification Analysis - Tehran J. Davis