Non-Verbal Communication Descriptive Essay by y6h66

An analysis of various forms of non-verbal communication.
# 116568 | 1,013 words | 1 source | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Oct 09, 2009 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Communication (General)

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This paper examines the different forms of non-verbal communication, from hand gestures, to eye contact, to physical appearance. The author also goes on to give detailed examples of more subtle forms of non-verbal communication, such as clothing styles and standing posture. Finally, this paper examines how non-verbal communication can be misinterpreted, thus often proving to be less reliable than verbal communication.

From the Paper:

"The more commonly known means of non-verbal communication involve the eyes, face and body. Some of the least known means of non-verbal communication involve bodily appearance, space, touch, clothes and vocal cues. Non-verbal communication is hard to interpret because of its ambiguity."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Pearson, J., Nelson, P. Titsworth, S. & Harter, L. (2003). Human Communication.
  • Boston: Mcgraw-Hill.

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