Ekman's catergories

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  • Paul Ekman's catergories
    • Emblems
      • They are non verbal behaviours which directly suggests specific words without vocal accompaniment. They're short cut communication. E.g. Thumbing a lift.
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    • Affect Displays
      • Are movements of the face and body which hold emotional MEANING. Whole body language constitutes.
    • Regulators
      • Are non verbal actions which moniter and control the communication of another individual. These are a form of encouragement or a form of discourage.
    • Adaptors
      • These are habitual behaviours, to make people feel at ease. These are more private than public.
  • They accompany and reinforce verbal messages. E.g. Nod of the head
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