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Unformatted text preview: 10/4/10 10/4/10 Nonverbal Communication Nonverbal Communication A picture is worth a thousand words? Is this true? – Nonverbal communication is unintentional?? Most of the time-message manipulation – You can read a person like a book?? Not quite. Nonverbal communication in first impressions – When we’re confused about how we feel about the other person , our impressions rest on:-7% verbal messages-38% vocal impact-55% facial impact Is this true? – Nonverbal signals convey the same meanings in different situations?? No.-Context-dependent interpretations – Nonverbal communication is the same across cultures??-False What is nonverbal communication? – “Nonverbal communication designates all those human responses (not only ones that have already happen) which are NOT described as overtly manifested in words (either written or spoken)”--Mark Knapp What does nonverbal communication include? – Facial expressions – Body movements-hand, foot, head, torso – Speech-voice, tone, accent-even when we our speaking our voice conveys nonverbal messages (vocal...
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- Fall '10
- Nonverbal Communication, Kinesics