Peer Reviewed Journal Articles on Movement Pattern Analysis

Connors, B. L., Rende, R., & Colton, T. J. (2016). Beyond self-report: Emerging methods for capturing individual differences in decision-making process. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 312. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00312

Connors, B. B., Rende, R., & Colton, T. J. (2015). Decision-making style in leaders: Uncovering cognitive motivation using signature movement patterns. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 7(2). doi:10.5539/ijps.v7n2p105

Connors, B. L., Rende, R., and Colton, T. J. (2014). Inter-rater reliability for movement pattern analysis (MPA): measuring patterning of behaviors versus discrete behavior counts as indicators of decision-making style. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 605. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00605

Connors, B. L., Rende, R., and Colton, T. J. (2013). Predicting individual differences in decision-making process from signature movement styles: an illustrative study of leaders. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 658. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00658

Winter, D. D., Widell, C.,Truitt, G., & George-Falvy, J. (1989). Empirical studies of posture-gesture mergers. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 13(4), 207–223. doi: 10.1007/BF00990294


Davies, E. (2001). Beyond dance: Laban’s legacy of movement analysis.London, Routledge.

Lamb, W. (2012). A framework for understanding movement: My seven creative concepts. London: Brechin Books.

McCaw, D. (2006). An eye for movement: Warren Lamb’s career in movement analysis. London: Brechin Books.

Moore, C-L. (2005). Movement and making decisions: The body-mind connection in the workplace.New York, NY: Dance & Movement Press.

Winter, D. D. (1992). Body movement and cognitive style: Validation of Action Profiling. In S. Loman, & R. Brandt (Eds.), The body-mind connection in human movement analysis (pp. 153–203). Keene, NH: Antioch New England Graduate School.


Kaylo, J. (2007). The History of Movement Pattern Analysis. Retrieved from