Touch In Nonverbal Communication

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“Nonverbal communication captures more feelings of a conversation then actual words"(Seiler, Beall, Mazer 2005, p. 115). It has so many different meanings, from looking, touching, and moving with your body. Body language Is what some people capture from having a certain conversation. Too be honest, I wouldn’t trust any word from someone without body language. Touch is also important, and what I think is the most important. Trying to get someone to read you through your touch. Some people might consider that to be a little extra. I will analyze Haptic communication which is about touch, and reading the other person.

“Haptic can be described a tactical communication, which is one of the most basic forms of communication."(Seiler, et al 2005,
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Most people would laugh at this type of category but it occurs a lot. “Some people say this is the most intimate level of person contact with one another” (Seiler, et al 2005, p. 124)There any many unique styles of touch, which completes Haptics. This pertains to human communication because it’s a way of understanding someone’s thoughts. From experience, one handshake, touch, hug, you can tell true feelings about someone. There’s always that feeling you get between that other person. The feeling that makes you happy, sad, mad, or disappointed. Touch is a very strong level of nonverbal …show more content…
Touch is a very strong technique of nonverbal communication, but others may not think the same. The first example I am going to discuss is a handshake. Sometimes a handshake can be too limp, or too strong. This has to relate with the professional category with touch. If you gave your employer who is interviewing you a limp handshake, there will be different reactions. The employer may not think you’re capable of this work just by your handshake. Handshakes shows a lot about a person. Internally, I would be disappointed in myself, because I could have lost an important job

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