BC: What I learned | I learned that when I try to do something different most people just ignore me. Nonverbal actions are only helpful if the person you are communicating with is paying attention to you.
FC: Nonverbal Communication Experiments | By: Jessica Bellon
1: For my experiment I am going to stand too close to people and also gesture excessively. I picked them because I think that they will not really realize that somethings not right but their subconscious will. | Intro.
2: I think that when I stand too close to people they will automatically shy away without thinking about it and keep moving away until they hit a wall or something. | What I think will happen if I stand too close.
3: I think that when I gesture excessively other people will copy the gestures and look at me weird and if I continue for too long I think they will ask me about it. | What I think will happen if I gesture excessively.
4: What Really happened when I stood too close. | I used my sisters friend Emily to test out the standing too close experiment. I was picking up Emily and my sister Maddie from their school, and they decided they wanted to go to Dairy Queen to get ice cream. They had money so I took them there. When we sat in the booth I sat right next to Emily instead of my sister who I usually sit next to. I tried to sit too close but she didn't move and she just ignored me.
5: What really happened when I gestured excessively. | I decided to test out this experiment on my sister. We were about to have dinner and she asked me how my day was. I told her some nonsense story about band. While I was telling this story I used some crazy big gestures. She just looked at me and listened to my story. I don't think she was paying attention because my story didn't make any sense.