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    Describe or demonstrate a nonverbal behavior and suggest at least three different meanings that could be assigned to that behavior. Which of these meanings is "correct"? How do you know? To be intelligible, doesn't everyone who understands the nonverbal behavior have to share the same culture?

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    Non verbal behavior such as a pat on the back can be interpreted in different ways. It can be interpreted as sexual harassment or as a friendly gesture in some culture, or even interpreted as an attempt to hit. Similarly, in some culture, a hug or a kiss on the cheek is a sign of respect or friendly gesture, while in few cultures, it can be quite offensive to the other ...

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    Non verbal behavior such as a pat on the back can be interpreted in different ways.

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