Chapter 5

  1. chronemics
    Study of our use of time
  2. Clothing
    Can be a nonverbal communication message
  3. Communication Apprehension
    fear or anxiety associated with either real or anticipated communication with another person or persons
  4. Feng Shi
    Chines art of manipulating the physical environment, such as homes and offices, to establish harmony with nature to achieve happiness, prosperity, and health
  5. Ghutrah
    Cloth worn by men in Saudi Arabia and some other Arabian countries to cover the head
  6. Gregorian
    Calender based on the cycles of the sun
  7. Haptics
    study of the use of touch to communicate
  8. Hijrah
    calender based on the cycles of the moon
  9. Iqual
    also known as "agal" the double ring of black rope or cord used to hold the ghutrah worn by men in Saudi Arabia and some other Arabian countries
  10. Kinesics
    Gestures, body movements, facial expressions and eye contact
  11. Nonverbal Communication
    Actions and attributes with a socially shared meaning intentionally sent and received
  12. Olfactics
    Communication by smell
  13. Paralanguage
    Nonverbal elements of the voice, including intensity, pitch, laughter, and so forth
  14. Physical appearance
    Personal appearance, clothing, grooming and other factors that can be a nonverbal communication message
  15. Proxemics
    Use of fixed space, territoriality, and personal space (ex: our invisible bubble)
  16. Silence
    Absence of verbal communication that can communicate messages nonverbally
  17. Territoriality
    Refers to how space can be used to communicate messages
  18. Thawb
    loose-fitting, ankle length, usually white shirt worn by men in Saudi Arabia and some Arabian countries
  19. Wai
    • Nonverbal gesture used in Thailand to communicate greeting, farewell, respect, and appreciation
    • The hands are placed together and held vertically under the chin followed by a slight head bow (chin toward the fingertips)
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Chapter 5
Nonverbal Communication