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EQ 104 ch 6

Interpersonal Comm Ch 6

affect displays Movements of the facial area that convey emotional meaning.
artifactual communication Messages that are conveyed by objects made by human hands (hairstyle, jewelry).
civil inattention Polite ignoring of others so as not to invade their privacy.
cultural display Sign that communicates a person's cultural identification, such as clothing or religious jewelry.
Facial feedback hypothesis Theory that states your facial expressions can produce emotional and physical effects.
emblems Nonverbal behaviors that directly translate into words (OK, peace).
home territory Territory in which an individual has a sense of intimacy and over which he or she exercises control.
home field advantage The increased power that comes from being in your own territory.
haptics the study of touch or tactile communication.
Formal time Time divisions that are measured objectively (seconds, days, weeks).
Informal time Time divisions that are approximate and that are referred to in general terms (soon, forever).
Illustrators Nonverbal behaviors that accompany and literally illustrate verbal messages.
Intimate distance The closest distance in proxemics; from touching to 18 inches.
Nonverbal communication Communication without words.
Markers Devices that signify that a certain territory belongs to a particular person.
Monochronic time orientation A view of time in which things are done sequentially, one thing at a time.
Kinesics The study of the communicating through facial and body movements.
psychological time An emphasis on the past, present, or future time.
Public distance The farthest distance in proxemics, ranging from 12 to 25+ feet.
Olfactory communication Communication by smell (can be attractive or repellant).
Occulesics The study of the messages communicated by the eyes.
Polychronic time orientation A view of the time in which several things may be scheduled or engaged in at the same time.
Proxemics The study of communicating through space.
Rate The speed at which you speak.
Paralanguage The vocal but nonverbal aspects of speech.
Pitch The highness or lowness of the vocal tone in speech.
Spiral of silence A theory that argues that you are more likely to voice agreement than disagreement with a controversial topic.
Regulators Nonverbal behaviors that regulate, monitor, or control the communications of another person.
Temporal communication The messages that your time orientation and treatment of time communicate.
tactile communication Communication by touch.
volume The loudness or softness of the voice.
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