In five minutes, we traded mountains of nonverbal communication, and I think we were both a little relieved.
Gibson uses the example of asking someone out on a date as how younger generations turn to nonverbal communication to save face.
“Some studies say that nonverbal communication is 90 percent of communication,” said Venture.
Communication without the use of spoken language. Nonverbal communication includes gestures, facial expressions, and body positions (known collectively as “body language”), as well as unspoken understandings and presuppositions, and cultural and environmental conditions that may affect any encounter between people.