Proxemics

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  • The Use Of Personal Space And Understanding Of Proxemics

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    The use of personal space and understanding of proxemics is something that humans do not arrive in the world with at birth and, depending on the culture a child is born into, observance/adherence of these factors can vary greatly. In the grand scheme of life, behavior in people is learned and with humans, that often begins with the bond between a child and their caregiver(s). At this point, a sense of personal space and an understanding of proxemics are non-existent in infants. In an ideal setting

  • The Importance Of Nonverbal Communication

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    if that. While some cultures value intimacy, closeness and personability, American nonverbal “rules” rely greatly upon personal space and privacy. Because of this, when asked to violate and analyze one of these rules, I selected proxemics, or personal space. Proxemics are a tricky subject. In most communication, specifically something like personal space, context is always key. For instance, being within one’s “bubble” while waiting in line for the cafeteria is much more acceptable than being within

  • Nonverbal Messages And Its Effect On Communication Essay

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    Two people are having a conversation in which one person is talking and asking questions while the other remains silent or gives her/him the “silent treatment.” Topics covered in scenario; Spatial Messages, Eye messages, Encoding skills, Decoding skills Script for skit; Gabe; Alright, so today as a group we are going to demonstrate the nonverbal messages involved in silence, how it affects communication, and show the proper way to handle a situation in which the other person is giving the “silent

  • The Effects Of Tactile Communication On The Human Resource Manager ( Hrm )

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    One type of nonverbal communication is haptics. Haptics refers to the study of communication by touch (Anonymous, 2012). According to Anonymous, 2012, “touch is necessary for human social development, and it can be welcoming, threatening, or persuasive.” The meaning of a simple touch differs between individuals, genders, and cultures. It is important for the Human Resource Manager (HRM) to recognize these differences in order to improve communication and be effective in the workplace. Tactile communication

  • Nonverbal Communication And The Communication

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    thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said” and this is nonverbal communication. Nonverbal communication is the use of other aspects instead of words to communicate. Four significant types of nonverbal communication are kinesics, artifacts, proxemics and silence. Kinesics is the interpretation of the body positioning, body motion, and facial expressions. They express a clearer explanation of our actual feelings and thoughts than our words, because for most people, kinesics nonverbal communication

  • Expectancy Violation Theory (Paper Rough Draft)

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    Expectancy Violation Theory (Paper Rough Draft)   Expectancy Violation Theory, or more commonly referred to as EVT, is the study of attempting to explain one’s reactions to unexpected behavior of their peers, and the various meanings that people attribute to the violation, or infringement, of their personal space. Judee Burgoon defines personal space as the invisible, variable volume of space surrounding an individual that defines that individual’s preferred distance from others. I will explain

  • Differences Between Communication And Culture

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    To study culture is to also study a people's means of communication—it is to investigate a group's way of life, to consider the thought processes behind the choices they make, and to realize the reasons and means by which they maintain their relationships. Communication and culture are inseparable due to the reality that one cannot exist without the other. This concept of acknowledging the connectedness of culture and communication is iterated in the Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication

  • Communication Is A Multi Channel Process

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    androgynous in form. Frail Lucy wears a dress to highlight her function as both housekeeper and daughter. Her hair is untidy, presumably a byproduct of her constant chores; she has no time to care for her physical looks. Proxemics Hall, in The Silent Language, uses the term proxemics to stand for the way people communicate by their use of space in relation to other people and the structuring and of their territory. Hall identifies four distances that distinguish the kinds of interactions people have

  • Three Theories of Nonverbal Communication Essay

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    “Systematic research on the role of nonverbal behavior in social interaction has been common only in the past 20 to 25 years.”(Edinger and Patterson, 1983, p. 30).because that statement was published in 1983, it is apparent that the study of nonverbal behavior has been around for roughly 50 to 55 years. However, that is still a relatively recent amount of time compared to research in other science fields such as chemistry or biology. Despite the fact that this field is relatively recent there are

  • Strengths Of Strengths In Public Speaking

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    My first strength in public speaking is my organization and preparation skills. I think that I am particularly skilled in creating and preparing a presentation that is straightforward and informational. I know how to effectively organize my presentation in such a manner that will appeal to my audience. In addition, I spend an ample amount of time preparing for my presentation. However, there is definitely room for improvement. I need a bit more practice in trying to make my presentations more concise

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