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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 were 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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