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8 Reasons why nonverbal is important
1. Omnipresent
2. Universal language system
3. Lead to understanding as well as misunderstanding
4. Phylogenetic primacy (predates language in our human species)
5. Ontogenetic primacy (us as individuals at birth)
6. Interaction primacy (individual and environmental)
7. Express what verbal can't or shouldn't
8. Trusted
Nonverbal behavior
Any of a wild variety of human behaviors that also have the potential for forming communicative messages
Nonverbal communication
Process of one person stimulating meaning in the mind of another by means of NV messages
Encoding
Production of signal
Decoding
Interpretation of signal
Doxa
Things so deeply internalized that the come to be seen as natural
Intrinsic coding
Least distnace between code and what code refers to (ex: verbal language)
Iconic coding
Preserves some element of what it refers to (ex: blowing a kiss)
Arbitrary coding
Greatest distance between code and what the code refers to
Complementing
Consistant with verbal messages (clarifies)
Accenting
Bumps up verbal messages
Contradicting
Counter verbal messages (sarcasm)
Repeating
Restating verbal message
Substituting
Nonverbal instead of verbal
Regulating
Controlling back and forth interaction