ch6 NVC lecture

ch6 NVC lecture - General principles of NVC Defining...

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General principles of NVC Defining nonverbal communication Several issues to consider: intent, awareness, meaning Nonverbal comm- Any interaction in which a stimulus, other than words, creates meaning in the mind of a sender or a receiver Important elements: Creation of meaning Other than words 3 important factors to remember about NVC 1. NVC is an essential part of determining meaning in comm contexts 2. NVC is typically undervalued 3. NVC is inextricably linked with VC- they function together 3 general sources of NV stimuli Personal NV stimuli- NV behaviors originating from a specific person, ex. When a person winks, shrugs their shoulders, smiles, etc. Vocal NV stimuli- qualities of the voice or vocal sounds separate from a verbal message. ex. Pitch, volume, tone of voice, rate of speech etc. Environmental NV stimuli- NV cues associated w/ the setting or w/ objects in the environment. Ex. Room set=up or state, particular objects, ashtray, present in room
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