Intro to Communication, Week 4 Notes
Intro to Communication, Week 4 Notes CO 1013
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Intro to Communication Chapter 5 Nonverbal Communication Present most of the time o Emoji’s are nonverbal o 70-93% of communication is nonverbal Believed more than verbal o Get suspicious o Believed what’s observed Primary way we show emotion Physical Appearance We judge each other It affects how we treat/interact with certain people and each other o Beauty bias Halo Effect o Attractiveness= positive qualities Face Displays Attractiveness based on 2 things o Proportionality o Symmetry Shows emotion o Muscles allow for different face contortions o 6 emotions are interpreted same way across world: happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, and disgust Eye Behaviors Signals attraction o Hold gaze longer Shows credibility o Eye contact Used for intimidation o Shows who’s in control Movements and Gestures Kinesics o Study of body language/movements o We manipulate body language to portray certain things Gesticulation o Hard language o Direct translation o Emblem o Illustration o Affect displays o Regulators o Movement makes you feel comfortable with environment and helps you cope Touch Behaviors Haptics o Study of touch 1 sense to develop Several types of touch o Affection o Care-giving (personal care) o Controlling o Aggressive o Ritual Space Proxemics o Study of space Our “personal bubble” o Not comfortable close to strangers o Claiming space- use of space communicates things Time Chronemics o Study of time How we give time (or not) Power= control of time o Whoever is in control of time has power Smell Olfactics o Study of smell Strongly tied to memory o Cologne o Baked cookies o Cut grass o Use smell to create feeling in people Also tied to sexual attraction o Pheromones- “personal scent” Artifacts Objects/visual features in our environment o Decorations o Posters o Stickers Can facilitate or inhibit communication o By providing or not providing a common bond Vocal Behaviors Vocalics/Paralanguage o “not what you said, but how you said it” o Stressed words Includes several things o Pitch Change of high and lowness o Inflection Opposite of monotone o Volume Quite=shy Loud=lively o Rate o Pronunciation o Articulation o Filler words “um” and “like” o Accent Communicates nationality or demographic o Silence Can communicate madness or sadness Influence of culture Changes meaning across the world Gestures/Emblems Personal distance Eye contact Greetings Use of time Influence of sex/gender Showing emotion Eye contact in same sex pairs Personal space Vocalics Chapter 7 Why do social relationships matter? Need to Belong theory o Face needs include acceptance o Humans want to interact but there’s cost and rewards o Rewards Emotional Material Health o Costs Time Emotion Material things Physical investments Attraction Theory How/why we are attracted to certain people and not others There’s different forms of attraction Physical attraction o You admire clothes and vibes Social attraction o You like their personality o Get along with the way they make us feel Task attraction o You like what they can do for you Similarity o Similar interests and backgrounds Complementarity o Opposites attract Proximity o Near-by people Cyberattraction o Like online traits Uncertainty Reduction Theory What are we uncertain about? o How person thinks or behaves Uncertainty is unpleasant and uneasy so we try it reduce it o By learning about them We use many different strategies o Passive Notice and observe them o Active Ask others about them o Interactive Talk and ask questions to them Reduced uncertainty= liking the person? o Not always true Social Exchange Theory We want the benefits to outweigh the costs Comparison level: your relationship versus what you expect More than expected Less than expected Comparison level of Better than Happy, stable Unhappy, stable alternatives: you alternatives relationship versus Worse than Happy, maybe Unhappy, unstable other options alternatives unstable Equity Theory We want to benefit equally Good relationships= partners have equal ratio of positives and negatives/ gives and takes Social penetration theory Breadth o How great are the variety of topics Depth o Know core level of topics not just surface Good relationships= both breadth and depth of topics are covered and known Self-Disclosure Varies among relationships Usually reciprocal Culture and gender play a role Benefits o Intimacy o Support o Connection Risks o Black mail o Vulnerability
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