Primary Functions Of Nonverbal Communication

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1.1. Definition of nonverbal communication
The term Nonverbal Communication is mostly used to refer to communication between people, without using any words. It means that it is about to communicate by using our body, gestures, mimicry, posture, using of the senses and all the things that are not connected with what is said (Kendon, 3). Hinde refers to nonverbal communication as something that is “every interaction in the universe except the use of words” (Non-verbal Communication, 4).
Juliane Kruger in her book “Nonverbal Communication” writes that there is not such a thing as one nonverbal language for everyone, because people are different, they live in different cultures, and so on (2). She claims that there are many ways to express,
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“Many nonverbal signals are occur simultaneously”, Authors write that in nonverbal communication main roles plays the sender and the receiver in the same moment. “One of the consequences of this property is that we can use nonverbal cues to regulate the turn-taking that characterises verbal interactions, signaling when the listener wants to speak or continue listening, and when the speaker wants to listen or continue speaking” (144). 1.2. Functions of nonverbal communication
Humans created their unique signals system to communicate with each other. Primary functions of nonverbal communication are to identify themselves, keep a relation with others, express intentions and information about environment. Those actions are very important to survive (Remland, 2009; Remland, Jones, Foeman, Arevalo 144).
In “Intercultural Communication: A Peacebuilding Perspective there are various function of nonverbal communication mentioned:

a. “The Identification Function”, which is the most universal and basic one. It used to signal one’s identity. By using some kind of behaviour and act in a particular way we show our age, race, gender, ethnic origin, social class, occupation, values, personality. It is natural process which let us “to exchange information about gender and group
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