Non-Verbal Communication

Today, numerous analysts are worried with the data sent by communication that is autonomous and unique in relation to verbal information, specifically, the non-verbal communication. Verbal communication is classified by languages,  non-verbal communication is most certainly notbbb.jpg

Figure 1: Non-Verbal Communication,  Source: Internet

Communication is the exchange of data starting with one individual then onto the next (Cenere, Gill and Lawson 2015). The greater part of us spends around 75 percent of our waking hours conveying our knowledge, considerations, and thoughts to others. However, a large portion of us neglect to understand that a lot of our correspondence is of a non-verbal structure rather than the written and oral forms. Nonverbal communication incorporates outward appearances, eye contact, manner of speaking, body stance and movements, and positioning within gatherings. It may also incorporate the way we wear our garments or the quiet we keep.

In communication between one person to another our messages are sent on two levels at the same time. If the non-verbal signs and the spoken message are uncoordinated, the flow of communication is ruined. Right or wrong, the collector of the communication  tends to base the expectations of the sender on the non-verbal prompts he gets (Key 1977).


Distance: The distance one stands from another as often as possible passes on a  non-verbal message. In some cultures it is an indication of fascination, while in others it might reflect status or the activity of the exchange.

Introduction: Individuals may introduce themselves in different routes: side-to side, face to face, or even consecutive. For example, participating individuals are likely to sit next to each other while contenders frequently face one another.

Posture:  Clearly one can rests, seated, or standing. These are not the components of stance that pass on messages. Stances pass on a level of relaxation and the level of convention in the communication trade.

Physical Contact: Shaking hands, touching, holding, grasping, pushing, or praising all pass on messages. They mirror a component of closeness or a sentiment (or absence of) fascination.


Cenere, P, Gill, R, Lawson, C, & Lewis, M 2015, Communication Skill For Business Professionals, Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Key, MR 1977, Nonverbal communication:a research guide & bibliography, Metuchen, N.J.: ScarecrowPress, 1977.

PĂUNESCU, A, & INDREICA, E 2014, ‘USE OF NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION IN PRESCHOOLERS EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT’, Journal Plus Education / Educatia Plus, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 283-292.

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