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COMMUNICATION, contracts. Information; consultation; conference.
     2. In order to make a contract, it is essential there should be an agreement; a bare communication or conference will not, therefore, amount to a contract; nor can evidence of such communication be received in order to take from, contradict, or alter a written agreement. 1 Dall. 426; 4 Dall. 340; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 609. Vide Pour-parler; Wharton's Dig. Evid. R.

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The immediacy theory of communication has defined several specific nonverbal communication behaviors associated with the expression of immediacy: combinations of proximity, smiling, eye contact, body orientation, and postural lean (Anderson, 2009; Burgoon, 2006; Burgoon et al., 2002; Walther et al., 2005).
On the importance of nonverbal communication in the physician-patient interaction.
The first form of nonverbal communication relates to physical appearance.
This brief analysis provides the backdrop for the study of nonverbal communication in sports situation.
* the nonverbal communication is used more than the verbal communication by the hammer throwers and their coaches, during training and competitions.
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Children with hearing loss can have increased difficulties with verbal and nonverbal communication skills, behavioural problems and lower educational attainment compared with children who have normal hearing.
Born with conductive deafness, Matt has an extra edge when it comes to nonverbal communication - this has allowed him to become an exceptional hypnotherapist and an impressive trainer.
In addition, I also encourage sales reps to educate themselves on nonverbal communication. Body language is the true language of selling and the majority of sales-people are simply unfamiliar with this subject.
Tantam (psychotherapy, University of Sheffield, UK) explores the latest theories on nonverbal communication and how it shapes social behavior.
"Character: Communication Basics" (157175752X, 16 min.) includes tips for effective verbal communication, as well as advice from professional actors concerning the importance of body language and nonverbal communication. Additional information about how to use nonthreatening "I" messages instead of an excess of accusatory speech, the skill of active listening, and how to effectively communicate through technological venues.