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HRE 2200


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Linear Model
One way process, no feedback
Interactional Model
Best one. Communication from all directions, seeks feedback
Transactional Model
Assumes communication is cooperative, different meanings for different words... Assumes both sender and reader are understanding
Using our physical senses to see the world influenced by culture, sex, physical factors, technology and self concept
4 ways of perception
attending and selecting- using our senses to respond to our interpersonal environment then decide stimuli

Organizing- order what you selected, make it accessible

Interpreting- assigning meanings

Retrieving- We recall info stored in our memory
Symbolic interactionism theory
The idea that our understanding of ourselves / the world are shaped by our interactions with those around us
self awareness
our understanding of who we are
self esteem
An evaluation of who we percieve ourselves to be
self fulfilling prophecy
predicition/ expectation about our future behavior that is likely to become true because we believe it, which makes us more likely to act it out
Positive Face
Desire to be liked, respected, understood
Negative Face
Desire to have others respect our individuality, to refrain from imposing their will on us
Implicit personality
Theory that we rely on a set of a few characteristics to draw inferences about others and use these inferences as the basis of our communication with them
halo effect
match like qualities w/ each other to create an overall perception of someone or something
Gender role socialization
Women and men learn their roles based on sex
Gender schema
Mental framework we use to process/ categorize beliefs, ideas, events as either masculine or feminine in order to understand and organize our world
Verbal symbols
Words that makeup a language
Process of developing a thought based on hearing symbols, observing non-verbal or both
Framing Theory
Argues that when we compare to unlike things in a figure of speech, we are unconsciously influenced by this decision
shift back + forth between language in the same convo
Ease in which a language can express a thought
Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
A theory that points to connections among cultures , language, thought.

Strong Form- linguistic determinism (language determines our ability to percieve or think)
Non-verbal communication
All behaviors other than spoken words that communicate messages and create shared meaning between people
mixed messages
The incompatibility that occurs when our non-verbal messages are not congruent with our verbal messages
body artifacts
Items we wear that are part of our physical appearance and that have the potential to communicate clothes, religious symbols, tattoos
study of a person's voice
study of how we communicate through touch
Study of a person's use of time
The perceived rightness or wrongness of an action or behavior, determined in large part by society
communication apprehension
a fear or anxiety pertaining to the communication process
interpersonal communication
process of message transaction between two people to create or sustain shared meaning