I am a social psychologist with strong interests in group and individual differences. Most of my research concerns nonverbal communication, studied within the following broad topic areas: measurement of interpersonal sensitivity, including accuracy of decoding states and traits as well as recall of appearance and behavior, and exploration of the correlates of interpersonal sensitivity; gender differences in nonverbal communication, including both sensitivity, expression skill and specific behaviors; the relation of the broad dominance construct (including status, power, etc.) to nonverbal skill and nonverbal communication; and the verbal and nonverbal behavior of physicians and patients in medical visits, with focus on gender differences and correlates of patient outcomes such as satisfaction and adherence to medical regimens.
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- Hall, J. A., & Bernieri, F. J. (Eds.) (2001). Interpersonal sensitivity: Theory and measurement. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
- Knapp, M. L., & Hall, J. A. (2010). Nonverbal communication in human interaction (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth (Thomson Learning).
- Roter, D. L., & Hall, J. A. (2006). Doctors talking to patients/patients talking to doctors: Improving communication in medical visits (2nd ed.). Westport, CT: Praeger.
- Hall, J. A., Gunnery, S. D., & Andrzejewski, S. A. (2011). Nonverbal emotion displays, communication modality, and the judgment of personality. Journal of Research in Personality, 45, 77-83.
- Schmid Mast, M., Jonas, K., & Hall, J. A. (2009). Give a person power and he or she will show interpersonal sensitivity: The phenomenon and its why and when. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 835-850.
- Murphy, N. A., & Hall, J. A. (2011). Intelligence and interpersonal sensitivity: A meta analysis. Intelligence, 39, 54-63.
- Hall, J. A., & Schmid Mast, M. (2007). Sources of accuracy in the empathic accuracy paradigm. Emotion, 7, 438-446.
- Hall, J. A., & Schmid Mast, M. (2008). Are women always more interpersonally sensitive than men? Impact of goals and content domain. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 144-155.
- Hall, J. A., Murphy, N. A., & Schmid Mast, M. (2007). Nonverbal self-accuracy in interpersonal interaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 1675-1685.
- Hall, J. A., Murphy, N. A., & Carney, D. R. (2006). On the varieties of asymmetrical dependency: Feelings, motives, behavior, and accuracy in a dyadic interaction. European Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 583-599.
- Hall, J. A., Blanch, D. B., Horgan, T. G., Murphy, N. A., Rosip, J. C., & Schmid Mast, M. (2009). Motivation and interpersonal sensitivity: Does it matter how hard you try? Motivation and Emotion, 33, 291-302.
- Hall, J. A., Roter, D. L., Blanch, D. C., & Frankel, R. M. (2009). Nonverbal sensitivity in medical students: Implications for clinical interactions. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24, 1217-1222.
- Hall, J. A., Blanch-Hartigan, D., & Roter, D. L. (2011). Patients’ satisfaction with male versus female physicians: A meta-analysis. Medical Care, 49(7), 611-617.
- Hall, J. A., Andrzejewski, S. A., & Yopchick, J. E. (2009). Psychosocial correlates of interpersonal sensitivity: A meta-analysis. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 33, 149-180.
- Hall, J. A., Andrzejewski, S. A., Schmid Mast, M., Murphy, N. A., & Feinstein, B. (2008). Accuracy of judging others’ traits and states: Comparing mean levels across tests. Journal of Research in Personality, 42(6), 1476-1489.
- Blanch-Hartigan, D., Hall, J. A., Roter, D. L., & Frankel, R. M. (2010). Gender bias in patients' perceptions of patient-centered behaviors. Patient Education and Counseling, 80, 315-320.
- Hall, J. A., & Roter, D. L. (2011). Physician-patient communication. In H. S. Friedman (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Hall, J. A. (2010). Nonverbal behavior in social psychology research: The good, the bad, and the ugly. In C. R. Agnew, D. E. Carlston, W. G. Graziano, & J. R. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research (pp. 412-437). New York: Oxford University Press.
- Brody, L. R., & Hall, J. A. (2008). Gender and emotion in context. In M. Lewis & J. Haviland (Eds.), Handbook of emotions, 3rd ed. (pp. 395-408). New York: Guilford.
- Hall, J. A. (2006). How big are nonverbal sex differences? The case of smiling and sensitivity to nonverbal cues. In K. Dindia & D. J. Canary (Eds.), Sex differences and similarities in communication, 2nd ed. (pp. 59-81). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
- Nonverbal Communication
- Research Methods
- Social Psychology
Department of Psychology
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
- Phone: (617) 373-3790
- Fax: (617) 373-8714