Nonverbal Communication

By: Brenda Pedraza

Definition

Nonverbal communication between people is communication through sending and receiving wordless clues.

Eye Contact

Eye contact is when two people look at each other's eyes at the same time; it is the nonverbal way of indicating engagement, interest, attention and involvement.
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Body Language

Body language is a kind of non verbal communication, where thoughts, intentions, or feelings are expressed by physical behaviors, such as facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space.
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Gesture

A gesture is a movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning.

Facial Expressions

Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication. They are a primary means of conveying social information between humans, but they also occur in most other mammals and some other animal species.