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Intro to Human Communication Chapter 5 Study Guide

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Intro to Human Communication Chapter 5 Study Guide SPEE 104

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A list of all the terms and definitions from the chapter that could appear on the chapter 5 quiz. Not all of them will.
Intro to Human Communication
Joel Thompson Jr.
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intro, to, Human, communication, Chapter, 5, Nonverbal
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Date Created: 10/06/16
Intro to Human Communication  Chapter 5 Study Guide A list of terms and concepts from the chapter that could appear on the quiz. (Not all of them will) Nonverbal communication: communication without words Accent: used to emphasize a part of the message Complement: nonverbal messages compliment or add nuances to messages Contradict: nonverbal messages may contradict the verbal message Repeat: nonverbal messages could repeat or restate the verbal. Substitute: nonverbal messaged could substitute for verbal.  Emoticon/smiley: typed symbol communicated through keyboard to express emotion Cues: signal that states you’re ready to speak, listen, or comment Kinesics: study of communication through body movement Emblems: substitutes for words Illustrators: add illustration to verbal messages Affect displays: movements of the face that convey emotion Regulators: monitor, maintain, or control the speaking of someone else Adaptors: satisfy a need with conscious awareness Self­adaptors: satisfy a physical need Alter­adaptors: body movements in response to interactions Object­adaptors: movements involving manipulation of objects Duchenne smile: a real smile, genuine, unconscious movement to reflect feelings.  Facial feedback hypothesis: your facial expressions influence your physiological arousal Occulesis: study of the messages communicated by the eyes Civil inattention: avoid eye contact or advert eyes to allow privacy Eye avoidance: lack of interest Tactile communication/haptics: communication by touch Touch avoidance: fear or anxiety about communicating Paralanguage: vocal but nonverbal dimension of speech including volume rate, and pitch Spiral of silence theory: argues one is likely to voice agreement rather than disagreement Proxemics: study of communicative function of space Proxemics distances: distances we maintain between each other in interactions Personal distance: allows you to stay protected and untouched by others Social distance: ranges from 4­12 feet and loss of visual details Public distance: ranges from 12­25 feet Intimate distance: closest distance ranging from touch to 18 inches Territoriality: possessive reaction to an area or object Primary territories: home territories Secondary territories: areas that don’t belong to you but you have occupied Public territories: areas open to everyone Central markers: items placed in a territory to reserve it for you Boundary markers: set boundaries to divide territories Ear markers: indicate your possession of a territory or object Status: signaled by unwritten granting of right to invasion Withdrawal: leave a situation Turf defense: defend territory against encroachment Insulation: barriers between yourself and those who wish to invade Linguistic collusion: speaking in a language others cannot understand Artefactual communication: messages conveyed with objects Color communication: messages conveyed with colors Cultural display: sign that communicates a person’s culture with clothing or jewelry Olfactory communication/oflactics: communication through smell Temporal communication: messages that time orientation and treatment communicate Chronemics: study of communicative nature of time Interpersonal time: variety of time related elements that figure into interpersonal relationships Formal time: divisions that are measured objectively Informal time: divisions that are approximates Monochromic time orientation: view of time in which only one thing can happen at a time Polychromic time orientation: view that multiple things can happen at a time


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