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12 Cards in this Set

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The study of people's use of interpersonal space.
Personal Space
A zone of space surronding a person that is feld to belong to that person.
Display Rules
Norms that govern the appropriate display of emotions.
The study of communications through body movements.
Adopting another's frame of reference so you can understand his or her point of view.
Manipulative interactions with predictable outcomes, in which people conceal their real motives.
A barrier to effective communication in which two people have an unspoken agreement to deny some problematic aspect of reality in order to sustain their relationship.
Interpersonal Conflict
Exists whenever two or more people disagree.
Acting in your own best interest by expressing your thoughts and feelings directly and honestly.
Sharon Anthony Bower and Gorder Bower
Described the nature of assertiveness and the problem of nonassertiveness in the book Asserting Yourself: A Practicle Guide for Positive Change.
Bella DePaulo
Noted researcher in the area of detecting deception from nonverbal behaviors; summarized evidence on which nonverbal cues are actually associated with decedption and which are believed to be a sign of deception.
Paul Elkman and Wallace Friesen
Identified six universal, primary emotions that have distinctive facial expressions; anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and suprise.