Nonverbal Communication (Types of Nonverbal Communication (Proxemic…
Process of generating meaning using behavior other than words
Paralanguage - pitch, volume, rate
Body language - gestures, facial expressions, eye contact
Types of Nonverbal Communication
refers to the study of hand, arm, body, and face movements
are touching behaviors and movements that indicate internal states typically related to arousal or anxiety.
are gestures that have a specific agreed-on meaning
are the most common type of gesture and are used to illustrate the verbal message they accompany.
is communication through eyes
refers to the study of communication by touch
is the study of paralanguage, which includes the vocal qualities that go along with verbal messages, such as pitch, volume, rate, vocal quality, and verbal fillers
Public space - 12 feet or more
Social space - 4-12 feet
Personal space - 1.5-4 feet
Intimate space - 1.5 feet from body
is an innate drive to take up and defend spaces.
refers to the study of how time affects communication.
Nonverbal Communication Competence
refers to consistency among different nonverbal expressions within a cluster.
, which refers to the often subconscious practice of using nonverbal cues in a way that match those of others around us.