Demonstrative Communication Paper
Demonstrative communication paper
Demonstrative communication is defined as the process of sending and receiving messages and involves exchanging thoughts, messages, or information. This form of communication includes verbal and nonverbal, written or visual, sending, and receiving of messages (Nayab, 2010). There are many different forms of communication. One form of communication is body language. There are many ways a person can receive positive and negative messages from body language, because body language has a lot to do with facial expressions as well as gestures. For instance, poor eye ...view middle of the document...
The ways that we communicate nonverbally in an everyday scenario confirm to those around us our confidence or lack of. The way we hold our head, tall, speak with purpose and maintain eye contact give people the impression that we are confident in our abilities and our desire to meet their acquaintance. There are seven different types of nonverbal communication; chronemic, which refers to the use of time, referring to the way a speaker delivers a Joke and pauses for the laughter or rushes his or her words to express urgency. Proxemics refers to intrapersonal relationships and the barriers we have established around us as our personal space. Somebody who uses proxemics appropriately knows when it is the right time to be closer or give the receiver more space to prevent causing a defensive reaction when communicating. Oculesics is the principle of using your eyes to communicate. Somebody who uses oculesics appropriately understands different cultures and what the requirements of that culture are pertaining to eye contact. Kinesics is the practice of using facial expressions, gestures and body language in relaying a message. Someone who uses kinesics appropriately has studied the meanings for different gestures, facial expressions and body language in different cultures, thus allowing them to communicate effectively. Haptics is communication through touching and when used appropriately it can give a person a feeling of comfort and of ease, however it can also cause a defensive...