CMN 103 - CMN 103 04/06/2008 19:55:00 LECTURE 1 Gender,...

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CMN 103 04/06/2008 19:55:00 LECTURE 1 Gender, Emotion and Nonverbal CMN Nonverbal CMN Comm other than the spoken word Functions  o Supplementary Contradict- “im fine…but cry”  compatible, “I never want to see you again- yell” repeat- “point right and say right” replace- shrug instead of saying I don’t know o Regulatory- headshakes, raise hand, lean in, speed up speech. Invite  others into conversation, hold stage.  Relational o Responsiveness – how nonverbal maintain/effect relationship, how  others respond to you, feedback. Women more emotions.  o Liking- no eye contact/depressed. Vocal warmth, closeness, touching.  Women more friendliness o Power/control- exert dominance with use of space, touch, voice Types of non-verbal 1. Artifacts- used for cmn purpose, not part of them. Watch, music. Used for  display. Products. 2. Proxemics- distance between others. Women less space.  3. Haptics- touch. Women touch more, nurturiing.  4. Kinesics- body language. Women: tilt heads, smile, condense body. Eye  contact- women for interest, men for assertion.
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5. Paralanguage- intonation, speech rate. Vocal but not speech itself 6. Physical appearance- hairstyle, makeup. Emotion Impetus: trigger/stimulus cause emotion Appraisal: judgment of stimulus Physiological change: heart rate, Blood pressure, pupils Action: do something: result of emotion (cry) Regulation- modify emotion- accept or deny it. Impetus.appraisal and action  can be at the same time o Universal Emotions: Anger Surprise Disgust Happy Sad Fear Nonverbal Communication leads to emotion, vice versa. (within/across  people) Gender difference and emotion Women more depressed, but factors like age alter it Stress: Men-work, Women- family Physiological Arousal: elevated emotions- men more than women, but  sometimes women more Jealousy: men more with sexual infedility, women with psychological
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Fear: Women- betrayal, relationship problems, Men- physical aggression. Crying: up to 6-8 boys more than girls Death: no difference Anger: women more Withdrawl from conflicts o Men stonewall: women engage and men not acknowledge it. o Conflcit: women more withdraw if anonymous, remove from situation,  men not back down to physical threat. Aggression: Verbal: same or women more indirect (gossip, rumors) o Physical- Men Gender Based display rules: display rules are norms, and expectations for the  emotions and nonverbal behaviors that society dictates as acceptable. Media portrayal: teach rules/alter stereotype.
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CMN 103 - CMN 103 04/06/2008 19:55:00 LECTURE 1 Gender,...

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