University of Missouri Research Board

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University of Missouri

How the tests are run

To test interpersonal sensitivity, Patterson tracks judgment accuracy in his test participants. While watching a video of people interacting, participants are asked to evaluate the behavior by turning the dial of the potentiometer to the left or right.

The Power of Nonverbal Communication

Miles Patterson
Professor, Psychology
UM St. Louis

By Jacqueline Lampert