Johari Window - Pane 1 (Open Self)
Represents info about yourself that is known to you & others (the smaller the first quadrant, the poorer the communication)
Johari Window - Pane 2 (Blind Self)
Represents info known to others but not known to self ( smacking gum, chewing w/mouth open, leg shaking)
Johari Window - Pane 3 (Hidden Self)
Represents information known to others due to dear of social rejection
Johari Window - Pane 4 (Unknown Self)
Represents not know to you but nobody knows either (the future)
Principles of Change
A change in any one quadrant will affect all other quadrants
claims there is a link between the language of a particular culture and how the members of that culture perceive and think about the world.
asserts that different languages reflect and promote different worldviews
asserts that our language actually determines our thoughts and perceptions
The process of sound waves striking the eardrum and causing vibrations that are trasmitted to the brain
Occurs when the brain reconstructs the electrochemical impulses into meanings - not automatic like hearing.
Involves giving careful and thoughtful attention and responses to the messages we receive (we listen mindfully when a message is important to us(
Occurs when we react to others' messages automatically and routinely without much mental investment.
Meeting the challenge to listen better - List (4)
Get Rid of Distractions
Don't judge Prematurely
Look for Key Ideas
Involves using silences and brief statements of encouragement to draw others out.
The most popular piece of language - helps the asker.
Are aimed at understanding others
are aimed at sending a message, not receiving one.
Whether you understand what had already been said before you asked additional questions.
Reveal a listener's solidarity with the speaker's situation.
the listener offers and interpretation of a speaker's message.
help by offering a solution
evaluates the sender's thoughts or behaviors in some way
Risks of Self-Disclosure
1) Rejection - fear of disapproval
2) Negative impression
3) Decrease in Relational Satisfaction
4) Loss of Influence
5) Hurting the other person
Benefits of Self-Disclosure
1) Catharsis- get it off your chest
5) Identity Management
6) Relational Maintenance & Enhancement
7) Social Influence
Describes messages people exchange both verbal and nonverbal about relationships
More direct, verbal communication (U.S)
Values non-verbal communication (Asian Culture)
The process of adapting ones speech style to match that of others. (slang)
speaking in way that emphasizes their differences from others.
Naming & Identity
A name is more than a means of identification. Names shape the way others think of us, the we we view ourselves, the way we act.
5 Levels of self-disclosure
1) Emotions - love
2)Personal feelings - hopes dreams
3)Attitudes & personal ideas
4) Facts & Bio