Silent Messages: Implicit Communication of Emotions and Attitudes by Albert Mehrabian
Communication model by Albert Mehrabian
This article explains the communication model by Albert Mehrabian in a practical way. After reading you will understand the basics of this powerful communication skills tool. We communicate globally with one another by means of language, gestures, signs and pictograms. It is almost impossible not to communicate. To get a better understanding of communication, professor of psychology Albert Mehrabian studied the importance of non-verbal communication in the s.
Here is a more precise and necessarily detailed representation of Mehrabian's findings than is typically cited or applied. Context and Application. Theory and statistics. Related Materials. Professor Albert Mehrabian has pioneered the understanding of communications since the s. He received his PhD from Clark University and in l commenced an extended career of teaching and research at the University of California, Los Angeles. Here is a more precise and necessarily detailed representation of Mehrabian's findings than is typically cited or applied:.
He also constructed a number of psychological measures including the Arousal Seeking Tendency Scale. Arguably these findings have been misquoted and misinterpreted throughout human communication seminars worldwide. For effective and meaningful communication about emotions, these three parts of the message need to support each other - they have to be "congruent". In case of any incongruence, the receiver of the message might be irritated by two messages coming from two different channels, giving cues in two different directions. The following example should help illustrate incongruence in verbal and non-verbal communication. It is important to say that in the respective study, Mehrabian conducted experiments dealing with communications of feelings and attitudes i. Such ambiguity appears mostly when the words spoken are inconsistent with the tone of voice or body language of the speaker sender.
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