Individual differences in the nonverbal communication of affect: The diagnostic analysis of nonverbal accuracy scale

  title={Individual differences in the nonverbal communication of affect: The diagnostic analysis of nonverbal accuracy scale},
  author={Stephen Jr. Nowicki and Marshall P. Duke},
  journal={Journal of Nonverbal Behavior},
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