expressive behaviors that helped individuals respond adaptvely to threats and

Expressive behaviors that helped individuals respond

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, expressive behaviors that helped individuals respond adaptvely to threats and opportunites in the evolutonary past will reoccur in the future principle of antithesis holds that opposing states will be associated with opposing expressions (pride is tltng the head back but shame is slouching) principle of nervous discharge states that excess, undirected energy is released in random expressions, such as face touches, leg jiggles, and the like encoding hypothesis : the experience of different emotons should be associated with the same distnct expressions in every culture decoding hypothesis : people of different cultures should interpret these expressions in the same ways. Examples of Vocal Communicaton: Teasing and Laughter sarcastic comments : Teasers rely on several acoustc markers to communicate that they don’t mean what their words say: they utter words with unusual tempos (e.g., unusually slow or fast), clipped vowels, drawn-out syllables, and nasal-rich sarcastc tones, to communicate the opposite of what is said Speech patterns transform the meaning of the spoken word. People laugh to fill the empty gaps in conversatons, to signal that they are tracking what the speaker is saying, or to encourage the speaker to contnue
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