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absent presence

absent presence  

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1. In poststructuralist theory, a concept most closely associated with Derrida, for whom it refers to the mythical status of the supposed hub of any system of ideas (see also deconstruction; ...
affiliation

affiliation  

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See also extraversion.1. (social psychology) Liking, or the degree to which one individual likes another. According to Argyle, this is the most important dimension of attitudes towards other people. ...
ASL

ASL  

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In the online parlance that grew up around Internet Relay Chat (IRC), an acronym standing for Age, Sex, Location—a request (normally terminated with a question-mark) for the other party in a ...
audience effect

audience effect  

The effect of an audience on the performance of an athlete. The relationship between audience and the performer is complex, and is determined by the interaction of the particular factors pertaining ...
big close-up

big close-up  

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In photography, film, and television, a standard shot size which shows a detail of a foreground subject filling the entirety of the screen. A BCU of a person would show their face from forehead to ...
close-up

close-up  

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In photography, film, and television, a standard shot size which shows a foreground subject that fills the screen. A CU of a person would show their face and shoulders, cutting off the top of their ...
communication

communication  

The result of any action (physical, written, or verbal) that conveys meanings between two individuals. In the context of marketing, the marketer wants the communication, in the form of a promotional ...
co-presence

co-presence  

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1. Most broadly, any close occurrence of different things: see also clutter; collocation; contiguity; juxtaposition.2. The simultaneous presence of individuals in the same physical location, not ...
cuelessness

cuelessness  

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A relative shortage or absence of social cues in particular forms of interpersonal communication (e.g. sound only) compared with other forms having a greater aggregate of usable social cues (e.g. ...
direct address

direct address  

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Communication that is explicitly indicated as being targeted at a current listener, reader, or viewer as an individual. In face-to-face interaction, this is when you are being spoken to or gestured ...
encoding

encoding  

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(opposite of decoding)1. In interpersonal and mass communication, the process of producing messages by adapting to the affordances of the medium, together with any relevant genres and discourse ...
everyday life

everyday life  

See also lived experience.1. Daily activities in the social world, and the field of enquiry for which this forms a focus.2. The realm of social life, the traditional focus of anthropology and ...
face-work

face-work  

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Goffman's term for what he regards as a basic condition and structural feature of social interaction (especially in face-to-face interaction) which involves all participants conducting themselves in ...
gaze

gaze  

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See also spectator; viewing.1. v. To look steadily and intently at someone or something.2. n. A steady and intent look.3. (social psychology) Looking at other people in the general direction of their ...
genderlect

genderlect  

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In sociolinguistics, a speech variety or communication style particularly associated with one sex (a kind of dialect). Such styles are shaped by cultural factors: Robin Lakoff, an American linguist ...
group communication

group communication  

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The process by which verbal and nonverbal messages are exchanged between a limited number of people, usually from 3 to about 20, the upper limit being determined by the extent to which each member ...
group dynamics

group dynamics  

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1. The structure and interactional processes that take place within small groups in face-to-face interaction: see also communication network.2. The study of small groups and the interaction processes ...
immediacy

immediacy  

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1. Lack of an intervening or mediating agency; unmediatedness; directness. Face-to-face interaction is often phonocentrically framed as unmediated (see also presence; social presence). However, many ...
interaction

interaction  

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An effect involving a number of bodies, particles, or systems as a result of which some physical or chemical change takes place to one or more of them. See also fundamental interactions.
interactional synchrony

interactional synchrony  

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In interpersonal communication, the way in which conversations are unconsciously coordinated to maintain a flow and to minimize unintentional interruptions. Nonverbal cues have been argued to perform ...

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