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Day 6 Notes

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Day 6 Notes
Nonverbal Communication
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This 1 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 11 views. For similar materials see Nonverbal Communication in Communication Studies at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.


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Date Created: 04/03/16
Nonverbal Communication Day 6 09/10/2015 ▯ Culture is ▯ Mainly implicit, spontaneous, nonverbal phenomenon ▯ One of the most basic functions of NVC is to communicate culture. ▯ ▯ Cultural differences in NVC codes ▯ ▯ Chronemics ▯ Each culture is unique in its use of time ▯ Monochronic (M-time), one thing at a time ▯ Polychronic (P-time), multiple things during the same time span. ▯ ▯ Proxemics ▯ Not only do different cultures use space differently, they attach different meaning to space and territory. ▯ ▯ Colder climes: more space ▯ Warmer climes: less space ▯ A matter of density; when a group has more space, they tend to value more personal space. ▯ When they have less space to work with, they tend to put less value on personal space. ▯ ▯ Kinesics ▯ The most difference is found in the use of emblems. ▯ ▯ Haptics ▯ Asia is the most touch avoidant, the Mediterranean region is the most touch oriented. ▯ Americans fall somewhere closer to the touch avoidant. ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯


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