Channels of Nonverbal Communication (Body Gestures (Adaptors (Object…
Channels of Nonverbal Communication
Being on time for a number of occasions.
Amount of time that is considered appropriate to wait for someone.
Referes to who initiates and terminates a conversation.
Refers to the amount of time you should give to the people you are in a relationship with.
Refers to the time it takes for you to respond.
How you use time, how you organize it, and react to it.
Protective 'Bubble' that defines your personal space. 18" to 4'
Areas you may call your own, these areas are an exclusive preserve.
Are areas that are open to all people.
Areas that don't belong to you but you have occupied.
4' to 12'; you lose visual detail you have at personal distance.
12' to 25' protects you. you can take defensive action if threatened.
be patient with sight person
Put them at ease in a way that makes you comfortable.
Dont assume that someone will recognize your voice. Don't hesitate to ask someone to identify themselves.
Help sighted person meet your communication needs
If you want your surroundings described, ask. if you wan someone to read road signs, ask.
Encode all meanings you wish to communicate
Remember that your gestures and movements can't be seen by a visually impaired person.
To express happiness when you did not get what you expected.
To exaggerate to make others feel better.
To cover up sadness as to not depress others.
To cover up your own joy in the presence of a friend who just received bad news.
Your general Attractiveness, which includes general physical appeal and pleasantness.
Are gestures that focus on objects.
Self-touching movements that satisfy some physical need.
Study of communication through body movement.
Behaviors that monitor, coordinate, or maintain the speaking of another individual.
Body gestures that translate directly into words or phrases.
Movements of the face as well as the hands and general body.
Literally illustrate the verbal messages the accompany.