Part of Non-Verbal Communication Personal appearance is an often disregarded part of communication and presentation skills. When you are speaking in public you may be representing your organisation or just yourself, but it is still you in the front line.
Body Language or Body Movements (Kinesics) Body movements include gestures, posture, head and hand movements or whole body movements. Body movements can be used to reinforce or emphasise what a person is saying and also offer information about the emotions and attitudes of a person.
Nonverbal Communication: The Importance of Eye Contact. Eye contact is normal. Eye contact is natural. Eye contact is healthy. Infants instinctually have a strong desire to gaze into others’ eyes. Yet, why is it that so many adults with fairly good interpersonal communication skills have long since “unlearned” this fundamental and indispensable nonverbal behavior? In the science of ...
Video: Facial Expressions in Nonverbal Communication: Importance & Explanation Facial expressions are a very important part of communication. Though nothing is said verbally, there is much to be understood about the messages we send and receive through the use of nonverbal communication, such as facial expressions.
A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication or non-vocal communication in which visible bodily actions communicate particular messages, either in place of, or in conjunction with, speech. Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body.
Paralinguistics is the study of vocal (and sometimes non-vocal) signals beyond the basic verbal message or speech. Also known as vocalics. Paralinguistics, says Shirley Weitz, "sets great store on how something is said, not on what is said" (Nonverbal Communication, 1974).