HDF 304.doc--communication review

HDF 304.doc--communication review - HDF 304/WGS 301...

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HDF 304/WGS 301 –FamilyRelationships CommunicationReviewSheet Communication 1. What did I mean by “interpersonalgap”?(know the graphic verywell) Sender’s intentions often differ from listeners experience Things get in the way i.e. noise, senders encoding style, interference, and listener’s decoding style 2. What is nonverbal communication?(i.e. define it) Includes all things people do during interaction except spoken words 3.What are the functions of nonverbal communication? Be able to provide examples of each. Provides info: ex: emoticons – tone of whats happening/going on Regulate interaction: ex: eye contact at bar…let someone know if something should/can happen 4 . What are the components of nonverbal communication discussed in class? Facial Expressions, Gazing Behavior, and Body Language 5. Are facial expressions learned or are they innate (i.e.,are we born with them)?How do you know this? They are innate Even the blind use them and they are seen cross-culturally 6. What is the importance of gazing behavior? How does/can gazing impact relationships? Communicates interest and affection…eye contact differentiates based on depth of relationship 7. What is the importance of nonverbal sensitivity in close relationships? Be familiar with how studies are conducted to determine who is bad at encoding/decoding as well as
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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