Applications of Nonverbal Communication; Martin, L. R. & Friedman, H. S. (2004). Nonverbal communication and health care. In R.E. Riggio & R. S. Feldman (Eds.), . NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
In this article the writer explains about the nonverbal communication applications. Nonverbal communication – the use of some form of dynamic action they are non-language messages such as facial expressions, gestures, gaze, touch, and vocal cues -- is especially important when emotions, identities, and status roles are significant, as well as in situations where verbal communications are untrustworthy, ambiguous, or otherwise difficult to interpret. The importance of nonverbal cues is thus central in the health arena. In this article author clearly explains the advantages of nonverbal communication in context particular to health care where some patients are enable to express their situation directly they can express by some of the facial expressions, head movement etc.
A s a conclusion we can say that nonverbal communication play a very important role in some situations were wed cannot express anything directly particular when we are not able to speak so to explain our situation the nonverbal signs that is nonverbal communication play an important role in this article the authors particularly focused on health care.
Friedman, Howard S.; Riggio, Ronald E.; Casella, Daniel F. Nonverbal skill, personal charisma, and initial attraction. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 1988 Mar, v14 (n1):203-211.
Abstract: Administered measures of nonverbal expressiveness, self-monitoring, and extraversion, including the Eysenck Personality Inventory, to 54 undergraduates. Subjects were surreptitiously videotaped while entering a laboratory and meeting new people and were rated by a separate group of 30 undergraduates on scales of likability and physical attractiveness. Results indicate that emotionally expressive, extraverted, and...