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Unformatted text preview: Nonverbal Communication - March 2, 2010 **Exam 1 Review Guide on Sakai PROXEMICS 2: PUBLIC TERRITORIES Crowding:- What is crowding?- Is crowding a good thing or a bad thing?- What are situations where you experience crowding?- Interpersonal Process- Space availability- Access to resources- Intrusion on personal space- Duration- Psychological Experience- Subjective, personal reaction- Results in goal directed behavior to relieve discomfort- Awareness of spatial restrictions Social and nonsocial crowding:- Nonsocial crowding- Physical factors generate the feelings of inadequate space- Social crowding- Feeling of crowding comes from presence of too many people around- Violation of personal space Crowding vs. density:- What is density?- Physical quality only- A measurement of people per unit of space- Crowding- Psychological and interpersonal dimensions- Can lead to social problems Factors affecting crowding:- Situational- density, duration, resources- Personal- experience, personality; mood, stress, sickness...
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- Nonverbal Communication