Repeating substituting complementing accenting

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RepeatingSubstitutingComplementingAccentingRegulatingContradictingDeceiving
RepeatingThe use of nonverbal behavior tosay what you are saying in wordsEmblems- are the nonverbalbehaviors that we use to displaywhat we meanExample: head nods at the sametime as someone saying “yes”
SubstitutingThe use of nonverbal behaviors tosay things rather than wordsWe often answer questions othersask by responding nonverballyrather than verballyExample: Nodding your head toanswer a question rather thansaying “yes”
ComplementingThe use of nonverbal behaviors tostrengthen what is being said with words.Illustrators- nonverbal behaviors thatsupport what is being said verballyExample:A friend says “I am so sorry”and at the same time makes a sincerelysad face
AccentingThe way we emphasize certainwords in order to clarify what wemean.Example: “NO!” or “No????”
RegulatingNonverbal behaviors that controlthe flow of the conversation, andtell us when it is our turn to talk, orwhen the other person is finishedtalking.Example: while telling a story to afriend, one may pause to allowroom for comments
ContradictingWhen people are saying one thingyet their nonverbal behavior istelling us something completelydifferent.Example:A friend says, “I am sosorry” while smiling
In conclusionA knowledge of the several factorsinvolved with nonverbalcommunication, and an awarenessof its power will improve our abilityto communicate with others.
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Nonverbal Communication, eye contact, nonverbal behavior, nonverbal behaviors

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