HDF exam 2 - Communication Review Sheet 1. Interpersonal...

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Communication Review Sheet 1. Interpersonal Gap: 2. Nonverbal communication: includes all the things people do in interaction except for their spoken words. 3. Functions of nonverbal communication: 1. Provides information Emoticons, bar example 2. Regulates interaction 4. Components of nonverbal communication: 1. facial expressions 2. Gazing 3. Body language 5. Facial expressions are innate, they are hardwired to help us communicate 6. Importance of gazing behavior: a. The direction and amount of a persons eye contact b. Communicates interest and affection 2 people in intimate relationships spend more time in eye contact than two friends. 7. Nonverbal sensitivity: Key predictor of relationship satisfaction: -“I’m cold aren’t you” -Husbands and wives asked to send and receive different messages. -Husbands in unhappy marriages, not good at encoding or decoding meaning of a message - Not aware that this is the case -But, not just husbands that are at fault (women are better encoders and decoders) -Happy couples everyone decodes accurately -When unhappy, stranger decodes message of wife correctly, husband doesn’t -Stranger decodes husband incorrectly, so does wife.
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9. Self-disclosure: the process of revealing personal information to someone else. 10.
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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HDF exam 2 - Communication Review Sheet 1. Interpersonal...

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