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Non-Verbal Communication | CommGAP NoN-Verbal CommuNiCatioNHow Do You Define Non-Verbal Communication?Communication is generally defined as has having both a verbal and nonverbal component. Whereas ver-bal communication often refers to the words we use in communication, nonverbal communication refers to communication that is produced by some means other than words (eye contact, body language, or vocal cues, for example) (Knapp & Hall, 2002).1 The five primary functions of Nonverbal Behavior (Argyle, 1988)are:21. Expression of Emotion — emotions are expressed mainly through the face, body, and voice.2. Communication of Interpersonal Attitudes — the establishment and maintenance of relationships if often done through nonverbal signals (tone of voice, gaze, touch, etc.).3. Accompany and Support Speech — vocalization and nonverbal behaviors are synchronized with speech in conversation (nodding one’s head or using phrases like “uh-huh” when another is talking).4. Self-Presentation — present...