09_21_09 the nonverbal message day 2

09_21_09 the nonverbal message day 2 - 09/21/09 The...

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09/21/09 The Nonverbal Message: Day 2 More about physical appearance hairstyle: what message does this convey → different mood, different personality type Other nonverbal characteristics paralanguage: how the message is spoken volume: loudness, softness, excitement, apathetic men's voices have lower pitches → can project farther rate and fluency: speed of talk= rate (how many words you can speak in a certain amount of time) average person says 125 words/1 minute talking quickly → can convey that you are excited or nervous continuity= fluency someone who talks in a fluid manner is conveying organization, knowledge, prepared boredom nervousness pitch: highness lowness inflection (the more inflection, the more effective of a speaker you are, ex: stressing certain parts, reflection emotion) variations of pitch excitement monotony vocal quality Functions of nonverbals substituting: nonverbals that substitute for verbals and are understood within a culture
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