Examples of Nonverbal Communication




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Daniel Adanri
Student (Other), United Kingdom

Examples of Nonverbal Communication

🔥NEW One good example of nonverbal communication and/or body language could be a PERSON CROSSING THEIR ARMS while someone else is talking to them. This nonverbal cue could indicate that the person is defensive or closed off to the conversation, even if they are not saying anything negative verbally.
⇨ Please share some more, clear examples of body language or nonverbal communication and help to make this post more interesting. Thank you. 9-5-2023
 
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Jaap de Jonge
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Example of Nonverbal Communication: Nodding

Nice topic, thanks for bringing that up. Here's another good example: NODDING your head.
A head nod is a gesture in which the head is moved vertically up and down, to be exact in alternating up and down arcs along the sagittal plane. In most countries and cultures, nodding is used to indicate agreement, acceptance, or acknowledgement.
But not universally! For example, in Greece, Cyprus, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, a single nod of the head up (not down) indicates a "no".
Furthermore, nodding can also be used as a form of greeting or at least as an acknowledgment of someone else's presence. In this context, it is a small, subtle form of bowing, with just enough movement to show a degree of respect without much effort or extra formality. 9-5-2023

   

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