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Non-Verbal Comm

Multiple meaning for a particular non verbal cue.

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Kinesic-

Body movement.

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Gesture-

Sent by body: gesture, posture movement.

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Emblem-

Specific words/phrase.

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Illustrators-

Accompany, reinforce verbal messages.

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Affect displays-

Facial expression. Emotional meaning.

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Regulator-

Maintain or control speaking of another.

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Adaptor-

Movements that satisfy some needs.
Ex: Rubbing hands when cold.

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Immediacy-

Relational closeness.
Ex: Eye contact.

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Relaxation-

Degree of tension we display. Shows how confident we are.

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Eyes-

Messages regarding attraction and attention.
Monitor feedback.
Maintaining interest and attention.

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Para-language/ Vocalics-

Vocal qualities and characteristics.

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Voice Qualities-

the "music" of voice.

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Vocalization-

Sound that do not have the structure of language.
Ex: Laughing and crying.

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Disfluency-

Sounds aren't actual words but serve as filler in the sentence.
Ex: um, uh.

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Chronemics-

Use time as message.

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Monochronically-

Engage in 1 behavior at a time.

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Polychronically

Multitasking.

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Proxemic-

Use space to communicate.

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Intimate distance-

Family, close friends. Close distance.

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Personal distance-

Friends.

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Social distance-

Co-worker, aquaintances.

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Public distance-

Lectures and performances.

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Territoriality-

Possessive reaction to an area or objects.

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Home field advantage-

How comfortable you feel in particular setting. Talk to someone in your office.

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Marker-

Marking your territory. Putting books over your table.

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Haptic-

Study of touch.

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Professional Touch aka Functional Touch-

Doctor/dentist.

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Social polite touch-

Cheek kiss, hugging someone.

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Positive affect touch-

Relationship, any type of touch that indicates affection.

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Playfulness-

Having fun, punching someone, kidding.

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Demand touch-

Touch that demonstrate dominance and power.

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Artifacts-
1. Space decoration-
2. Clothing and body adjustment-

Jewelry, car.
1. How one decorate their apartment, house.
2. Types of clothes, tatoo piercing.

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Olfactics-

Use of smell to communicate.

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Function of NVC
1. Substitute-
2. Reinforce-
3. Regulate-
4. Contradict-

1. Using non-verbal behavior in place of verbal one.
Ex: a nod.
2. complement our verbal sounds.
3. Using non-verbal behavior to interrupt, or to initiate.
4. Verbal/nonverbal messages that send conflict message.

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Communication information-

Help clarify verbal message, reveal attitudes and motivation.

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Regulating interaction-

Help manage conversational interaction.

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Expressing and Managing intimacy-

Help convey attraction and closeness.

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Establish social control-

To exercise influence over other people.

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Signaling service task function-

To signal close involvement btwn people in interpersonal relationship.

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Silence-

Provide time to think.
To hurt others.
Reponse to personal anxiety.

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Expectancy violation theory-

Behavior by valued communicator taken as positive.
Behavior by stranger communicator taken as negative.

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Nonverbal codes-

Distinct, organized expression consist of symbols and rules for their use.