Download
forming social judgments n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Forming Social Judgments PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Forming Social Judgments

Forming Social Judgments

90 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Forming Social Judgments

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Forming Social Judgments Miles L. Patterson University of Missouri-St. Louis

  2. What is nonverbal communication? • Nonverbal communication (NVC) is the sending and receiving of information and influence through the immediate physical environment, appearance, and nonverbal behavior.

  3. Characteristics of NVC • Always “on” in social settings • Primarily controlled by right-brain activity • Often occurs automatically and outside of awareness • Consequently, NVC is cognitively efficient • Pervasive and adaptive

  4. Components of NVC • Setting features • Appearance characteristics • gender, race, age, attractiveness • Distance and arrangement • Visual behavior • Facial expressions • Gestures • Touch • Olfactory cues

  5. Determinants of NVC • Biology • Culture • Gender • Personality

  6. Functions of NVC • Providing information • Regulating interaction • Expressing intimacy • Exercising influence • Managing impressions