Psychology: Unit 1 - 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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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 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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Practical Implications
Suggestions about behaviour in the real world beyond the research study, based upon what psychologists have discovered.
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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 anther 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 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 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 person's rank or position within society.
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Conveying messages using words or vocal sounds.

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Verbal Communication

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Vocal features that accompany speech.

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The way words are spoken to convey emotion.

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Giving prominence to some words more than others.

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