IPC are selective, systematic, unique, processual transactions that allow people to reflect and build personal knowledge of one another and create shared meanings
What is the interpersonal imperative?
Our tendency to create and sustain relationships depends on how well they meet three basic needs. Affection, Inclusion, and Control
fully developing and using our unique talents capacities and potentialities. We must realize that personal growth is an ongoing process.
the level of interactions and how we acknowledge people: I-It, I-You, I-Thou
Eight features of IPC
Selective, Systemic, Unique, Processual, Transactional, Individual, Personal knowledge (SSUPTIP)
Eight principles of IPC
We cant not communicate, IPC is irreversable, IPC involves ethical decisions, people construct meanings for ipc, metacommunication affects meanings, ipc develops and sustains relationships, ipc is not a panacea, ipc effectiveness can be learned
the extent to which a phenomena recieves approval or disapproval.
the extent to which a phenomena impairs or improves the survival or thriving of a person or social system
Define The self
the self is a continuously evolving process that grows out of the interaction with others and from the internalization of reflected appraisals
What is the multidimensional self
there are many aspects of the human self. Physical, cognitive, self-concept, social self, and social roles.
four quadrants of information relating to self disclosure: open area, blind area, hidden area, unknown area
What did Sherry Turkle study? Her conclusion?
She studied online communities. She concluded that cyberspace is a liberating space for individuals and a place where people can find a deeper truth about themselves.
the active process of creating meaning by selecting, organizing and interpreting people, events, situations and other phenomena
Fundamental Attribution Error
Tend to overestimate the internal causes of others bad behavior and underestimate the external causes. Visa versa for ourselves
What are the 3 steps of david marr's theory of vision
add third dimension
What 7 things influence perception?
physiology, age, culture, social location, roles, cognitive abilities, self (PACSRCS)
How can we improve perception?
Recognize all perceptions are partial and subjective, Avoid mindreading, check perceptions with others
What is RU
the degree of confidence people have in their perceptions of involvement in interpersonal relationships
are arbitrary, ambiguous, abstract representations of other phenomena.
What are our five symbolic abilities?
Definition, Evaluates, Organizes, Hypothetical Thought, Self-Reflection (DEOHS)
What concepts did margaret mead introduce?
The concept of me and I. I is impulsive, Me controls those impulses.
All aspects of communication other than words. Includes things like tone, body language, volume, etc.
How are VC and NVC similar and different?
Similar because both are symbolic, rule guided, reflect culture.
Not similar because NVC tends to be more believable, NVC is multichanneled, NVC is continuous
Nine Types of NVC
Kinesics, Haptics, Physical Appearance, Artifacts, Environmental Factors, Personal Space and Proxemics, Chronemics, Paralanguage, Silence. (KHPAEPCPS)