Using diverse examples from the psychology lab, to Big Brother TV show, 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. Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Big Brother and other experiments; 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; A glimpse of the unguarded mind in action; Some philosophical and practical implications; References; Index.
|Publisher||Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group|
|Number of pages||206|
|ISBN (Print)||0415308097, 978-0415308106|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Nov 2003|
- behavioural sciences