Flashcards in Chapter 6- Non-Verbal Communication Deck (43):
Multiple meaning for a particular non verbal cue.
Sent by body: gesture, posture movement.
Accompany, reinforce verbal messages.
Facial expression. Emotional meaning.
Maintain or control speaking of another.
Movements that satisfy some needs.
Ex: Rubbing hands when cold.
Ex: Eye contact.
Degree of tension we display. Shows how confident we are.
Messages regarding attraction and attention.
Maintaining interest and attention.
Vocal qualities and characteristics.
the "music" of voice.
Sound that do not have the structure of language.
Ex: Laughing and crying.
Sounds aren't actual words but serve as filler in the sentence.
Ex: um, uh.
Use time as message.
Engage in 1 behavior at a time.
Use space to communicate.
Family, close friends. Close distance.
Lectures and performances.
Possessive reaction to an area or objects.
Home field advantage-
How comfortable you feel in particular setting. Talk to someone in your office.
Marking your territory. Putting books over your table.
Study of touch.
Professional Touch aka Functional Touch-
Social polite touch-
Cheek kiss, hugging someone.
Positive affect touch-
Relationship, any type of touch that indicates affection.
Having fun, punching someone, kidding.
Touch that demonstrate dominance and power.
1. Space decoration-
2. Clothing and body adjustment-
1. How one decorate their apartment, house.
2. Types of clothes, tatoo piercing.
Use of smell to communicate.
Function of NVC
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.
Help clarify verbal message, reveal attitudes and motivation.
Help manage conversational interaction.
Expressing and Managing intimacy-
Help convey attraction and closeness.
Establish social control-
To exercise influence over other people.
Signaling service task function-
To signal close involvement btwn people in interpersonal relationship.
Provide time to think.
To hurt others.
Reponse to personal anxiety.
Expectancy violation theory-
Behavior by valued communicator taken as positive.
Behavior by stranger communicator taken as negative.