DLab in the News!

Paper identifying the role of ethnic and gender differences in the evaluation of nonverbal behavior during social interaction ("When nonverbal greetings “make it or break it”: The role of ethnicity and gender differences in the effect of handshake on social appraisals"), published online in Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, receives generous media attention - see the links below for some of the echoes; download the advance access paper from here.

Beckman Institute News Bureau: https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/527089

EurekAlert!: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/uoia-shv070517.php

ScienceDaily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170705133008.htm

PhysOrg: https://phys.org/news/2017-07-handshaking-viewed-positively-westerners-east.html

Voice of America News: https://blogs.voanews.com/student-union/2017/07/18/is-the-preference-for-handshaking-just-a-western-thing/

The Tribune: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/science-technology/westerners-view-handshake-as-positive-behaviour/434461.html

Hindustan Times: http://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/social-etiquette-the-psychology-behind-shaking-hands/story-WAk2nIVgraP6bOy5w9r5XI.html