The Social Organization of Gaze and Body Orientation (3.2)

The Social - The Social Organization of gaze and Body Orientation I Introduction a Nonverbal Communication Communication based on a person's use of

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The Social Organization of gaze and Body Orientation I. Introduction a. Nonverbal Communication: Communication based on a person’s use of voice and body, rather than on the use of words i. Gestures ii. Vocal (but not verbal) behaviors: paralinguistic cues (“uhh,” sighs, etc.) iii. Artifacts 1. guns, cell phones, computers, etc 2. the relationship between gestures and artifacts a. making a gun shape with your hands iv. Physical space (Proxemics) b. One criticism: The term “non-verbal” wrongly implies the absence of verbal c. Lecture Focus: The social rules that guide how we use gaze and body orientation to communicate engagement/interest/attention and disengagement/disinterest/inattention i. Human brain can sub-consciously process body movements as short as 1/50 seconds ii. Human brain can consciously process body movements as short as 1/10 seconds II. The social organization of gaze and body orientation a. Kinesics : all forms of body movements, including eye movement b. Frame of dominant orientation (FDO)
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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