publication . Article . Other literature type . 1992

Nonverbal behavior and self-presentation.

DePaulo, Bella M.;
  • Published: 01 Mar 1992 Journal: Psychological Bulletin, volume 111, pages 203-243 (issn: 0033-2909, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Because of special characteristics of nonverbal behaviors (e.g., they can be difficult to suppress, they are more accessible to the people who observe them than to the people who produce them), the intention to produce a particular nonverbal expression for self-presentational purposes cannot always be successfully translated into the actual production of that expression. The literatures on people's skills at using their nonverbal behaviors to feign internal states and to deceive are reviewed as they pertain to the question of whether people can overcome the many constraints on the translation of their intentions into expression. The issue of whether people's del...
free text keywords: History and Philosophy of Science, General Psychology, Deception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Psychology, Social relation, Developmental psychology, Nonverbal communication, Nonverbal behavior, Social psychology, Interpersonal relationship
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