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Department
Communication Studies
Course
CMST 1A03
Professor
Terry Flynn
Semester
Winter

Description
Lecture 13 CMST 1a03: Introduction to Communication Dr. Terry Flynn (Winter Term, 2012) UHC – Chapter 5: “Nonverbal Communication” What is nonverbal communication? Characteristics of nonverbal communication. • Nonverbal communication exists • Nonverbal behavior has communicative value. • Nonverbal communication is primarily relational • Nonverbal communication is ambiguous • Much nonverbal communication is culture­bound Differences between verbal and nonverbal communication Verbal Communication Nonverbal Communication Complexity One dimension (words only) Multiple dimensions (voice, posture,  gestures, distance, etc.) Flow Intermittant (speaking and  Continusous (impossible to avoid  silence alternate) communicating nonverbally) Clarity Less subject to  More ambiguous misinterpretation Impact Less impact with verbal and  Has stronger impact when verbal and  nonverbal cues are  non­verbal cues are contradictory contradictory Intentionality Usually deliberate Often unintentional Culture and gender influence nonverbal communication Functions of nonverbal communication • Repeating (emblems) • Substituting • Complementing (illustrato
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