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