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Ch 4: Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication

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This mobile-friendly communication chapter discusses the cultural differences found in nonverbal communication. Access these lessons and quizzes whenever you need to improve your understanding of this topic for exams, class assignments, projects, essays or homework.

Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication - Chapter Summary

See how nonverbal communication differs between cultures with this self-paced online chapter. Using a simplified and engaging teaching style, our expert instructors analyze the role of culture in nonverbal communication, as well as related concepts such as nonverbal taboos, negative body language, space and emotions. The chapter comes with short quizzes that reinforce essential nonverbal communication terms. You can work through the chapter at any time, and it's accessible on any computer or mobile device. When you're done with the lessons and quizzes, you should be able to:

  • Discuss culture's role in nonverbal communication
  • Evaluate examples of nonverbal taboos
  • Interpret signs of negative body language
  • Explain why space is important in nonverbal communication
  • Describe differences in emotions between cultures

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