In what circumstances has someone violated your nonverbal  

expectancies? How did you respond? Under what  

circumstances would violating someone’s expectations be  

considered beneficial?

 Could there be benefits of violating  

someone’s expectations?


 While our primary emotions may be inherited, our social  

response to these emotions have been tied to cultural  

upbringing. Often our response is learned through our  


 Discuss an example of how your response to a  

particular emotion was different than that of a close friend or  

family member.