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Short Answer Assignment Name: _Christina Bird_____________ Date: __07/22/2019__________ Answer the following four questions using 250 to 300 words for each response. Each question is worth 1.25 points and there is additional scoring for proper grammar and citations for a total of 7.5 points. You must use course material to support your work, with full APA citations, to earn the most points. You will score few to no points for not using course material. Be sure to include a reference list at the end. Finally, don’t forget to ensure you’ve covered ALL ELEMENTS of each question. 1) Describe one of the following functions of nonverbal communication from Bevan and Sole (Section 4.2). o Managing your impressions and identities o Managing and interpreting your relationships o Regulating the flow of interactions o Engaging in and detecting messages of emotion, influence, and deception In section 4.2 Bevan and Sole (2014) explain how verbal and nonverbal communication happens with people we are relationships with. At times when in a relationship you find that you use nonverbal communication more, examples are body gestures, touch, feel, and space. Taking a step back and thinking of times you have been in a relationship can give you an idea of how the relationship is or was. Realizing you can understand how a relationship is going based on visually paying attention to details like the tone of voices, hand gestures, and even attention spans like being on the phone more than talking. “Being more alert about nonverbal messages used by yourself and others can thus give you greater insight into your own relationships as well” (Bevan and Sole, 2014, section 4.2). Knowing that nonverbal ques show how a relationship between people are has taught me to be more aware of this nonverbal communication I have been doing. Then, share an example that illustrates how this function is demonstrated in a hypothetical communication exchange. For example, of Managing and Interpreting your relationships was a time recently that I encountered seeing myself. I was at work and I work inside a mall, I noticed a couple outside that were having a conversation. I noticed that one of them was throwing up their hands and yelling louder than the other person who was listening. At one point both parties began to yell, and the conversation became more of an argument. “The volume and pitch of their voices will

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