Communication Exam 2 Study Guide

Communication Exam 2 Study Guide - Communication Exam 2...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Communication Exam 2 Study Guide: Chapter 6: Non-Verbal Communication: 1. Non Verbal Communication: a. Nonverbal communication: nonverbal behavior that has a symbolic meaning b. Nonverbal behavior: All the nonverbal actions people perform c. Nonverbal behavior is communicative when: i. Members of a social group regularly use It to communicate ii. The social group typically interprets iit as intentional iii. The members have recognized, agreed upon interpretation for the behavior 2. Nonverbal communication and the individual a. Influences on nonverbal communication: culture, relaitionships, sex, how well we know the communicator b. Nonverbal codes: distinct, organized means of expression that consists of symbols and rules for their use. i. Kinesics: nonverbal communication sent by the body, including gestures, posture, movement, facial expressions, and eye behavior. 1. The body: a. Gestures: non verbal communication made with part of the body including actions such as pointing, waving b. Illustrators: signals that accompany speech to clarify or emphasize the verbal messages c. Emblems: gestures that stand for a specific verbal meaning d. Adaptors: gestures used to manage emotions e. Regulators: gestures used to control conversations f. Immediacy: how close or involved people appear to be with eachother. g. Relaxation: the degree of tension displayed by ones body 2. The face:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
3. Paralinguists: all aspects of spoken language except the words themselves, includes rate, volume, pitch, stress a. Voice qualities: qualities such as pitch, rhythm, vocal range and articulation that make up the music of the human voice b. Vocalizations: uttered sounds that do not have the structure os language c. Chronemics: the study of the way people use time as a message d. Proxemics: the study of how people use special cues, including interpersonal space, territoriality, and other space relationships to communicate. e. Monochronically: engaging in one task behavior at a time f. Polychronically: engaging in multiple activities simulaniously 4. Proxemics: a. Intimate distance: (0-8 inches) the space used when interacting with those whom one is very close b. Personal distance: (18 inches - 4 feet) the space used
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 7

Communication Exam 2 Study Guide - Communication Exam 2...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online