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particular language dialect (Survey of Communication Study, n.d.). Types of nonverbal communication includes kinesics, haptics, personal appearance, objects and artifacts, proxemics, environment, chronemics, paralanguage, and silence (Survey of Communication, n.d.). The image that I included is of two men who appear to be engaged a professional type of conversation. One type of nonverbal communication included in this photo is kinesics. Kinesics is “the study of how we used body movement and facial expressions” (Survey of Communication Study, n.d.). This means interpreting movement, facial expressions, and eye contact (Survey of Communication Study, n.d.). In the photo both the sender and receiver have good eye contact which to me indicate that they are intensely interested in the dialogue that is occurring (active listening). The facial expressions also indicate active listening. Another type of nonverbal communication that I see in the photo proxemics. “Proxemics is the study of how our use of space influences the ways we relate with others” (Survey of Communication, n.d.). In this photo, although the two men are close in proximity, they are not invading each other’s personal space. “Personal space ranges from eighteen inches to four feet and is reserved for most conversations with non-intimate others” (Survey of Communication Study, n.d.). I also see how the environment. They seem to be conducting in a meeting in some type of office space where they can focus on each other rather than excessive stimuli. Based on the nonverbal cues mentioned above, I think that men are discussing a business plan or maybe a job interview. There appears to be no conflict and thus a friendly converstaion. Reference Survey of Communication Study. (n.d.). Nonverbal communication. Retrieved from: - _Nonverbal_Communication .
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