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What are the four basic functions of nonverbal cues?

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What are the four basic functions of nonverbal cues? Provide examples of each.
1) They supplement verbal cues by adding emphasis to certain words (example: crossing your arms across your chest); (2) they can substitute verbal cues (example: frowning, yawning or a raised eye brow); (3) they can contradict the verbal cues (example: someone's head continuously bob and their eyes are closed however they say they're interested in the presentation), and (4) they regulate the verbal cues (example: pausing and looking at someone to await a response).

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Functions of Non-verbal cues
Communication refers to exchange of ideas and thoughts through verbal and non-verbal
mediums or means of communication. It refers to creation of a basic understanding...

This question was asked on Nov 23, 2010 and answered on Nov 24, 2010.

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