Journal updates

  • Call for Editor-in-Chief

    We are seeking applications for a new Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, for an initial term of three to five years. The term will officially commence January 2023, with transitional work beginning in June 2022.

    All applications must include a current CV, and a brief letter indicating interest, editorial experience/qualifications, and ideas about the development of the journal, as well as a preferred length of initial term. Applications for co-editorship will also be considered. Interviews will be conducted with applicants as a further step. 

    The deadline for applications is 15th February 2022. 

  • *CLOSED* Special Issue on the Science of Laughter

    The Journal of Nonverbal Behavior invites manuscripts for a Special Issue on the Science of Laughter. Although studies integrating humor and laughter are welcome, this issue is intended to advance our scientific understanding of laughter in its own right. This special issue welcomes empirical and theoretical papers from anthropology, communication, psychology. ethology, biology, affective science, relationship science, and others with an eye toward integrating disparate literatures on this interesting topic.

    Submission Deadline: September 15, 2021