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comm 101

interpersonal comm

Communication process through which people use messages to generate meanings within and across context
Channels a sensory dimension along ehich communicators transmit information
media tools used for exchanging messages
linear communication model information flows in one direction (text messaging, emails)
noise factors in the environment that impede messages
interactive communication model information is influenced by two additional factors: feedback and fields of experience
fields of experience consists of beliefs, attitudes, values and experiences
transactional communication model each person equally influences the communication behavior of the other participant
I- thou we dont have to agree with everything another person says and does. we do not receive them with an open heart
I- it we regard other people as objects which we observe
self presentation goals desires you have to present yourself in certain ways so others perceive you as being a particular type of person
instrumental goals practical goals you want to achieve or tasks you want to accomplish through a particular interpersonal encounter
relationship goals building, maintaining, or terminating bonds with others
culture is the set of beliefs, attitudes, values and practices shared by a large group of people
gender consists of social, psychological, and cultural traits generally associated with one sex or the other
interpersonal communication competence consistently communicating in appropriate, effective, and ethical ways
self is an evolving composite of 3 components
self awareness the ability too step outside yourself; view yourself as a unique person distinct from your surrounding environment
self comparison observing and assigning meaning to others' behavior and then comparing that behavior against yours
self concept your overall perception of who you are
self fulfilling prophecies predictions about future interactions
self esteem the overall value that we assign to ourselves. My evaluation of my worth
gender socialization learning from others what it means personally, interpersonally, and culturally to be male or female
attachment anxiety the degree to which person fears rejection by relationship partners
high attachment avoidance don't desire for intimacy
low attachment intimacy seek intimacy
secure attachment comfortable with intimacy, and seek close ties with others
preoccupied attachment desire closeness, but are plagued with fear of rejection
dismissive attachment close relationships as comparatively unimportant (casual sexual relationships)
fearful attachment fear rejection and tend to shun relationships
face actively create and present to others. its what you want others to see
mask self designed to strategically veil your private self
warranting value the degree to which the information is supported by other people and outside sources
self disclosure revealing private information about your self to others
selection focusing attention on certain sights, sounds , tastes, touches or smells in our environment
salience communication that attract our attention
schemata mental structures that contain information defining the characteristics of various concepts
implicit personality theories perceiving just a little then presuming a great deal more
interpersonal impressions mental pictures of who people are and how we feel about them
emotion and intense reaction to an event that involves interpreting the meaning
feelings short term
moods low intensity states (boredom)
emotional intelligence broader ability to interpret your own and others emotions accurately
supression inhibiting thoughts, arousal, and outward behavioral displays
Created by: richjonno1