Here is a list of some of the major works in this field:
  • Argyle, Michael.  Bodily Communication. 2nd edition,  Internation Universities Press, Inc. Madison, CT,  1988
  • Birdwhistell, Ray.  Introduction to Kinesics, 1952.
  • Ekman, P. and W. V. Friesen, "The Repertoire of Nonverbal Behavior:  Categories, Origins, Usage and Coding,"  Semiotica 1 (1969):  49-98.
  • Hall, Edward T.</b>, The Silent Language, Doubleday, 1959.
  • Knapp, Mark L., & Judith A.Hall,  Nonverbal communication in human interaction, 4th ed., Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace. 1996
  • Rosenthal, Robert, Archer, D., DiMatteo, M.R., Koivumaki, J.H.,  and Rogers, P.L. Nonverbal Behavior: Applications and Cultural Implications.  Edited by Aaron Wolfgang.  NY:  Academic Press, 1979.
  • A more complete bibliography is available at