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Non-verbal Communication: The messages of Action, Space, Time, and Silence.

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Marina Romillo

on 29 March 2011

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Transcript of Non-verbal Communication: The messages of Action, Space, Time, and Silence.

The messages of Action, Space, Time, and Silence Nonverbal Communication: The Importance of Nonverbal Communication Defining a Nonverbal Communication Studying Nonverbal Communication Nonverbal Communication and Culture Classification of Nonverbal Communication Judging Internal States
Creating Impressions
Managing Interaction Intentional and Unintentional Messages
Verbal and Nonverbal Messages
Your culture teaches you: what nonverbal actions to display
the meaning of those actions
the contextual backdrop of those actions
Nonverbal communication plays a necessary part in communicative interactions between people from different cultures. Body behavior The influence of appearance
Judgments of beauty
Messages of skin color
Messages of attire
Body movement (Kinesics)
Gestures Facial Expressions There are three different faces
Culture plays a major role Eye Contact Important to communication process Touch Culture teaches the rules of touch behavior
Every culture has a well-defined set of meanings connected with touching Paralanguage Vocal Qualities
Vocal Characteristics
Vocal Segregates Time Space and Distance (Proxemic) Personal Space
Furniture Arrangement Monochronic cultures
Polychronic cultures Silence Brian Accorsini
Micah J. Levy
Marina Romillo Amigo Nonverbal Communication can be Ambiguous
Multiple factors can influence Nonverbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication is Contextual
Middle Eastern
Dominant U.S. culture
Deaf co-cultures Korean
Native Americans
East Indians Hijab African Dashik Huipils Conclusion: Nonverbal communication is important to the study of intercultural communication because people make judgments about others based on their nonverbal behavior, use nonverbal messages to create impressions, and use nonverbals to manage interaction. Nonverbal messages may be intentional or unintentional.
Nonverbal communication and culture are similar in that both are learned, both are passed from generation to generation, and both involve shared understandings. The 3 Importance's of Nonverbal Communication
Difference of Verbal and Nonverbal
Nonverbal Communication and Culture
Classification of Nonverbal Communication Thank you!
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