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According to our textbook, Communication in Our Lives , by Julia T. Wood, nonverbal communication is all aspects of communication other than words themselves. “It includes how we utter words (inflection, volume), features of environments that affect interaction (temperature, lighting), and objects that influence personal images and interaction patterns (dress, jewelry, furniture). A March 29 th , 2008 news article by Alessandra Stanley from The New York Times titled “Obama Communicates, Even Without Words” explains how candidate Barack Obama used his nonverbal communication skills just as effectively as his public speaking skills while visiting ABC’s “The View”. This episode of “The View” featured the five female hosts asking Obama questions concerning race and his relationship with Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. and also the gender issue involved in the upcoming election. (Stanley, 1) Stanley comments “Mr. Obama is an effective speaker, but he is just as smooth at wordless communication: he mixed a cool and somewhat
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