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Communication test 1 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. organization
  2. over attribution
  3. Communication competence
  4. Recency Effect
  5. Attributions
  1. a Our most recent impression of someone affects our perception of that person the most
    Recency effect does not necessarily contradict primacy effect. Taken together, they show the importance of the first and the most recent impression.
  2. b are answers to "why" questions: why did something occur?
  3. c means communicating in ways that are effective and appropriate
  4. d the process of categorizing information that has been selected for attention.
  5. e the tendency to attribute a range of behaviors to a single characteristic of a person.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A predisposition to perceive only what we want or expect to perceive
    Our perceptual set is influenced by
    Our ethnicity
    Our sex and gender roles
    Our cultural experiences
    Our personal experiences
  2. values traditionally masculine characteristics, such as ambition and achievement
  3. Everyone is an expert at communication
    Communication will solve any problem
    Communication is inherently good
    More communication is always better
  4. How unusual or unexpected the stimulus is
    Frequency of exposure to stimulus
    Intensity of stimulus
  5. Sees time as non-linear; expectations for promptness vary according to the relationship

5 True/False Questions

  1. Low-Power-Distance Culturebelieves in the concentration of power in the hands of certain groups.


  2. factors of interpretationPhysical constructs
    Role constructs
    Interaction constructs
    Psychological constructs


  3. Communication is governed by rulesExplicit rules - rule about behavior that has been clearly articulated.
    Implicit rules - rule about behavior that has not been clearly articulated but is nonetheless understood.


  4. Three models to demonstrate communication:Action model, interaction model, transaction model


  5. Co-culturethe ongoing process of making meaning from what we experience in our environment


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