INTERPRETING NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
This paper examines the literature on the interpretation of non-verbal behavior. The three basic dimensions of nonverbal behavior are listed. This is followed by a discussion of interpretation cues. The final section of the paper formulates conclusions based on the material covered.
This analysis provides a speech-like assessment of listening skills. The speech includes a definition of listening, a comparison and contrast of hearing versus active listening, and offers five strategies listeners can practice in order to develop more effective listening skills.
Facial Expressions in Communication
Examines the role of facial expressions in interpersonal communications. Discusses what type of messages conveyed by facial expressions are most effective in interpersonal relationships. The use of facial expressions to convey emotional meaning and context. Discusses attribution theory in relation to the topic; the inferences people make based on the information conveyed through the communication process.
Autism Case Study
This paper is a case study of an autistic seven-year-old boy, Joey, which includes background, diagnosis, and interventions, including the cognitive behavioral and humanistic approaches.