Week 2 Notes COM 250 Imbody
Week 2 Notes COM 250 Imbody COM 250
Popular in Nonverbal Communication
verified elite notetaker
Popular in Communication Studies
This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Meagan Mowery on Sunday April 3, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COM 250 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Imbody in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Nonverbal Communication in Communication Studies at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
Reviews for Week 2 Notes COM 250 Imbody
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 04/03/16
Nonverbal Communication 08/27/2015 ▯ 3 primary sources of nonverbal behavior ▯ 1. Inherited neurological programs ▯ 2. Experiences common to all membered of the species (hands to the mouth to eat) ▯ 3. Experience that varies with culture, class, family, or individual ▯ ▯ The body and its codes: Physical Appearance They are Primary sources of information in initial interactions Uncertainty Reduction Theory We us every clue that provides info on a certain person ▯ ▯ Body Shapes ▯ Endomorph- rounded, soft, heavy ▯ Mesomorph- angular, muscular, athletic ▯ Ectomorph- linear, thin, underweight ▯ ▯ Kinesics ▯ Kinesiology- the study of movement ▯ ▯ Facial Expressions They are responsible for emotional information and interpersonal communication. They are social. They are mostly innate but start to be monitored by cultural constructs. ▯ ▯ Cultural Display Rules ▯ 1. Simulation- showing feelings when you have feelings. ▯ 2. Intensification- giving the impression that you are feeling more than you are. ▯ 3. Neutralization/inhibition- giving the appearance of no feeling when there is feeling. ▯ 4. Deintensification- giving the appearance of less feeling. ▯ 5. Masking- covering ones feelings with another not being experienced. ▯ ▯ Gestures ▯ 1. Adaptors- touching behaviors Self adaptors- used to comfort oneself. (cracking knuckles) Object adaptors- nervous adaptors that involve objects. Other adaptors- adjusting or grooming others. ▯ ▯ 2. Emblems- gestures with explicit meaning and definition definitions Speech-independent gestures Closer to words than other nonverbal ▯ ▯ 3. Illustrators- gestures that accompany speech The most common and the gestures that generally can not stand alone. ▯ ▯ Interactional Synchrony Two becoming one (not in the way you think) Matching gestures and body positioning that is largely innate and unconscious. ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'