key words for non-verbal communication

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communication
passing information from one person to another
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verbal communication
conveying messages using vocal sounds or words
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paralinguistics
vocal features that accompany speech
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intonation
inflection in the voice when speaking
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non-verbal communication
conveying messages that do not require the use of words or vocal sounds
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eye contact
when two people in conversation are looking at each other's eyes at the same time
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pupil dilation
when the pupils in the eyes expand and look large
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hemispheres of the brain
the human brain is divided into tow halves, called the left and the right hemispheres
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body language
a general term to describe aspects of non-verbal communication
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posture
the positioning of the body, often regarded as a non-verbal communication signal
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postural echo
mirroring another persons body position
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gesture
a form of non-verbal communication in which information is conveyed by either deliberate or unconscious movement of parts of the body
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touch
a form of non-verbal communication in which information is conveyed by physical contact between people
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personal space
the distance we keep between us and others in our everyday lives
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sex differences
differences due to being either male of female; these could affect personal space between individuals
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individual differences
factors that make one person not the same as another person, such as personality or age
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cultural norms
the range of behaviours that members of a particular social group or society can be expected to show
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status
a persons rank or position within society
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