paralanguage


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paralanguage

(par″ă-lang′gwăj) [ para- + language]
Nonverbal elements in communication, including loudness, tone of voice, and, at times, facial expressions and body language.
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This particular act of reading also responds to text by generating a punctuation of visual paralanguage, which communicates to the voice existential nuancing rather than information about syntactic structures.
Table 1 Definitions of Immediacy Scores Score Definition Examples Affective Immediacy Indicators Paralanguage Percent of responses with Emoticons, text features outside exaggerated conventional syntax, used to punctuation or convey emotion or nonverbal spelling: [?
The "humming" "rhythmic sounds," and "silences" are all symbols included under paralanguage, a subcode of nonverbal communication that M.
24) Mary Richie Key, Paralanguage and Kinesics (New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1975), 10.
Understandings from this perspective include: poychronic and monochromic language settings, voice attributes such as paralanguage, personal space between individuals in discussions, and body movements (i.
Paralanguage is a set of nonverbal "packaging" factors that contributes to or reduces a person's credibility.
At times, paralanguage is actually more important than the words.
Investigators inadvertently can contaminate an interview through their paralanguage (i.
He also pays close attention to how she talks and matches her paralanguage (speech rate, volume, and pitch).
To achieve these results, interviewers should match or "mirror" the interviewee's kinesics, language, and paralanguage.
Like body language, paralanguage also expresses emotions.