Is the author of the article "Hidden Aspects of Communication" credible? Why?

Dr. Dennis O'Neil is a highly credible author for "Hidden Aspects of Communication," being a professor of anthropology with extensive publications on the biological aspect of the discipline, which includes nonverbal communication.

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The article "Hidden Aspects of Communication" deals primarily with nonverbal communication, with some comparisons between different societies. The study of nonverbal communication arguably began as part of biology or zoology, with Charles Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, published in 1872. However, as the complexity of...

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The article "Hidden Aspects of Communication" deals primarily with nonverbal communication, with some comparisons between different societies. The study of nonverbal communication arguably began as part of biology or zoology, with Charles Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, published in 1872. However, as the complexity of the discipline has grown, particularly with regard to human nonverbal communication, it has generally fallen within the broad field of anthropology. Particularly given the cultural comparisons in this article, the most credible author would therefore be an academic with extensive experience in this area.

Dr. Dennis O'Neil undoubtedly fulfills this requirement, being Emeritus Professor of Anthropology in the Behavioral Sciences Department at Palomar College in California. Although the focus of Dr. O'Neil's PhD was archaeological, he has since taught and written extensively on biological anthropology, in which he now teaches an introductory course. Dr. O'Neil is highly experienced in his field and has taught at Palomar College since 1975. In addition to his journal articles and monographs on anthropological topics, he has created various internet-based tutorials on biological and cultural anthropology, which are available for anyone to use free of charge. It is therefore possible for members of the public to read and assess a range of his work for themselves.

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