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Unformatted text preview: Nonverbal Communication Nonverbal Communication A picture is worth a thousand words? Is this true? * Nonverbal communication is unintentional??- message manipulation * You can read a person like a book?? 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??-context-dependent interpretation * Nonverbal communication is the same across cultures??- no, it is not the same across all cultures What is nonverbal communication? * Nonverbal communication designates all those human responses 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 * Fashion, hair * Use of time * Anything meaningful * What is NOT nonverbal comm?- words themselves (BUT THEY MAY BE PRESENT!) Relationship between verbal and nonverbal communication- redundancy (repeat)- substitution (replace)- complementary (modify or elaborate the verbal communication)- emphasis- contradiction...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course INTRO TO C 101 taught by Professor Nicklinardopoulo during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11