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the study of the movements of the body, such as gestures, that can give clues about a person's status, mood, cultural affiliations, and self-perceptions
cultural-specific nonverbal acts that have a direct verbal translation or dictionary definition consisting of one or two words (e.g., the Euro-American A-OK sign)
the study of posture and the way a person walks and stands as a means of communication
the study of those things that adorn the body and send messages to others about us as well as our selection of these items (e.g., clothing, jewelry, etc.)
the study of what height, weight, and skin color communicate about an individual
the study of how vocal quality (rate, volume, pitch, pause, and stress) communicate nonverbally to the listening ear
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