The Diagnostic Analysis of Nonverbal Behavior (DANVA2)

Thank you for your interest in the DANVA2! Currently, the DANVA2 comes in traditional (photo albums and tape/CD-Rom), computer, or web-based (Flash) versions.

Test versions (.swf files) of the DANVA2 web-based version are provided below - it will allow you to download the file and view it on a Flash player or other media player (e.g., Windows media player. The files are large - high speed internet is strongly recommended. You must have a Flash or other media player installed on your computer for the programs to work. You can download Flash for free at http://www.macromedia.com/software/flashplayer/. NOTE:Adobe is discontinuing support for Flash. Thus, while the programs current work as designed, there are several important things to understand: 1) Flash may or may not work for you at some point, 2) If you do not have a Flash player installed, you can view the Flash file in another media player, such as Windows media player, and 3) Many people are now asking Dr. Nowicki for the photo (.jpg) and voice (.wav) stimuli themselves and putting them in other web-based or computer programs (e.g., Qualtrics, E-Prime).

For each subtest, please enter anything for your login. The password is always EMORYDANVA2 (all caps).

When you complete each subtest of the DANVA2 on the internet, the results are compiled and dumped automatically in an Excel file. The length of exposure of the stimuli can be adjusted.

To look at more than one subtest, click your browser's 'BACK' button after finishing the test. You will be sent back to this page.

You may use the DANVA2 for classroom demonstrations at no charge - please email Dr. Stephen Nowicki snowick@emory.edu for permission. Please contact Dr. Nowicki and/or Ginger Wickline (wicklivb@miamioh.edu) if you would like more information about the web-based DANVA2, or see frequently asked questions.

A copy of any (or all) versions, including all necessary programs for web-posting and automatic data collection, instructions, and installation help can be purchased for research for a one-time fee by check of $100 to Dr. Stephen Nowicki (snowick@emory.edu). If you want the traditional version, email your request to Dr. Nowicki. If you want the computer or web-version, please contact both Ginger Wickline and Dr. Nowicki.

I would like to try out:

Adult faces and voices

Adult faces, voices, and postures

Child faces and voices

African American faces and voices

Frequently asked questions

WHAT IS THE LOGIN AND PASSWORD FOR THE DANVA2 .SWF PROGRAMS?
When users begin to take the test, anything is accepted as a login, and participants may leave the age box blank.The password is always EMORYDANVA2.

HOW DO I USE THE DANVA2 FILES?
Place all 5 of the files (.swf file, write.php, dump.txt, results.xls, and time.txt) in the same web directory, link the users to danva.swf, child.swf, postures.swf, or AfAm.swf. We recommend making frequent copies of the dump.txt and results.xls files in a seperate directory just in case something happens to the original.

DO THE DANVA2 FILES HAVE TO BE ON A WEB SERVER TO WORK?
No - the DANVA2 programs will run, e.g., show pictures and play voices, on any computer with Flash software or other media player. However, the only way for the .swf program to collect data and to have the pictures flash for 2 seconds is to post them on the web.
YOUR INSTITUTION'S SERVER MUST SUPPORT .PHP FILES/SOFTWARE FOR THE PROGRAMS TO COLLECT DATA. You may opt to have participants look at the computer files and write responses on paper before clicking for the next stimulus, but the pictures will not fade after 2 seconds.

HOW DO I CHANGE THE TIME?
To change the time, all you have to do is open time.txt in Notepad, change the number, and repost it to your server. The programs are set at a default of about 2 seconds - if you change the time to something non-standard, you should note this in a research report or journal article.

CAN I CHANGE THE PROGRAMMING?
The one-time fee covers standard administration; you may change the time without notifying Dr. Nowicki. If you wish to change the program itself, or use the DANVA2 stimuli in another research format, please contact Dr. Nowicki for permission.

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