Intro to Communication and Information

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10/19/10 More Non-verbal Communication Proxemics = use of space (how do they position themselves, saving seats etc) Haptics = use of touch PROJECT: Eyes gays observation = Kinesics Kinesics- the way you use your body in nonverbal communication * Various body movements: eyes, hands, head, body, feet, etc. Kinesics: Body Orientation * What does body orientation convey? -whether someone is interested, listening etc. Kinesics: Posture * What does posture convey? -dominance, power & status -solidarity, liking Kinesics: Eye Gaze * What do we use eye gaze for? -express emotion -regulate conversation *John Steward –The Daily Show November 5 th Intro- Happy New York People making eye contact, nodding and smiling. “Scared someone will invite him over for pie” People excited and happy about Obama’s election chanting “Yes we can!”
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Kinesics: Gestures * Emblems – translatable into language -yes/no signals (head nod) -Guide signs (beckoning) >>sign language Example gesture1: in Greece- just perfect
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