NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION

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COMMUNICATION
Passing information from one person to another.
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VERBAL COMMUNICATION
Conveying messages using words or vocal sounds.
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PARALINGUISTICS
Vocal features that accompany speech.
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TONE OF VOICE
The way words are spoken to convey emotion.
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EMPHASIS
Giving prominence to some words more than others.
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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 coversation look at each others eyes at the same time.
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PUPIL DILATION
When the pupil in the eye expands to look large.
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HEMISPHERES OF THE BRAIN
The human brain is divided into two halves, called the left and 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 person's body position.
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CONFEDERATE
An actor or stooge who appears to be a genuine participant in the experiment but is actually working for the experimenter.
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CLOSED POSTURE
Positioning the arms so that they are folded across the body and/or crossing the legs.
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OPEN POSTURE
Positioning the arms so that they are not folded across the body and not crossing the legs.
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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 ourselves and other people in our everyday lives.
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SEX DIFFERENCES
Differences due to being either male or female; these could effect personal space between individuals.
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INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
Factors that make one person not the same as another person, for example - 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 person's rank or position within society.
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The way words are spoken to convey emotion.

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