Nonverbal exam 1 review

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Why is it difficult to provide an exact definition of nonverbal communication?
multiple competing goals to manage
What are the 6 ways nonverbal behaviors are related to verbal language?
Repeating
Substituting
Complementing
Accenting/moderating
Regulating
Incongurence
Repeating
A way that verbals and non-verbals are related by saying the same message but coming through different channels.

EX) When giving directions pointing and also telling the person where to go
Substituting
Using nonverbal to replace the verbal

EX) holding up the "Thumbs up" referencing good job.
Complementing
Enhancing the message of your verbals by using your non-verbals to help get more information

EX) saying "I caught a really big fish" and then holding your hands up to give a more accurate description of how much.
Accenting
not giving more information but adding emphasis

EX) Pounding your fist on the table speaking slower on a particular word.
Moderating
Toning down the message depending on the content.

EX) Talking about death you might sit the person down.
Regulating
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