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Unformatted text preview: Kinesics - Body Posture and orientation Kendons 3 Segment Theory You are only fully engaged when all 3 segments (head, torso, legs) are facing conversation 1. Legs are primary part of conversation 2. Torso secondary Gestures measure power and status Asians, bowing is often status based Increase persuasiveness by mirroring someones speech/actions Haptics Vital for infant development Adults boosts mood, increases liking, improves compliance Beware gender differences in touch avoidance Voice Paralanguage the way message in spoken Vocal Rate Pronunciation Pitch Tone Volume Emphases Research communications more likely to agree when speakers have same speech/talking rate...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course COMM 212 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '09