spc 1600 study guide 3 - Nonverbal characteristics of...

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Nonverbal characteristics of delivery: Functions of nonverbal delivery: 8 nonverbal dimensions: environment, appearance, eyes, face, gestures, posture, touch, time. Zone of interaction: area of audience with eye contact Linguistic relativity hypothesis: The idea that what people perceive is influenced by the language in which  they think and speak. Inclusive language: Language that helps people believes that they not only have a stake in matters of  societal importance but also have power in this regard. Immediate language: language that reduces the psychological distance that separates speakers and  audience members and stresses that speech is a transaction. Marginalizing language: Language that diminishes people’s importance and makes them appears to be  less powerful and less worthwhile than they are. Totalizing language: defines people exclusively on the basis of a single attribute such as race, ethnicity, 
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Negy during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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