ch5 - Jase Zappel Comm 103 Notes Chapter 5 Nonverbal cues-...

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Jase Zappel Comm 103 Notes Chapter 5 Nonverbal cues- behaviors or objects of which meaning is assigned Nonverbal communication- all behaviors, attributes, and objects of humans that communicte messages and have shared social meaning Even though it has a huge importance in how we are thoguht of, nonverbal communication goes mostly unnoticed Nonverbal cues accomplish five goals of communication: Substituting for and repeating words o Emblem- nonverbal cue that has meaning for a certain culturalgroup, substituting for a word, IE the middle finger Complementing and accenting words o Illustrator- compliments or accents a particular word, ie tone of voice Contradicting words o Mixed message- when a nonverbal cue contradicts what you say; most people believe the nonverbal cue Regulating interaction o Regulator- cue which helps regulate communication interactions, such as raising your hand to speak Defining social and emotional relationships o Socioemotional regulator- cue that lets others know how you are feeling in
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course COMM 103 taught by Professor Klindeman during the Spring '07 term at San Diego State.

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ch5 - Jase Zappel Comm 103 Notes Chapter 5 Nonverbal cues-...

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