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COMM-193 Ch 4: Perceiving Others
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The ____________ is our tendency to pay more attention to, and to better recall, things that happen first in a sequence.
Which component is missing from the following example of perception checking? "When you abruptly hung up on me, I was furious. What were you feeling?"
Two possible interpretations of the behavior
Referring to a 1940s film classic, ____________ refers to the manipulation and control of another's perceptions.
The ultimate goal of perception checking is ____________.
achieving mutual understanding
Jerry is embarrassed to find that his "dumb blonde" jokes are offensive to many of his classmates. Jerry made the common perception mistake of ____________.
assuming others were like him
____________ theory describes how a person's position in a society shapes her or his view of society in general and of specific individuals.
When Natalia attributed her failing a history exam to poorly written test questions, her judgment was affected by ____________.
Snap judgments are often based on ____________.
Which stage of perception is involved when you wonder if the Olive Garden waiter who tells you how much he enjoyed chatting with you is being sincere or hoping for a better tip?
Long-married, happy couples may distort facts about their relationship, but they share similar stories. This reveals that ____________.
shared narratives don't have to be accurate to be powerful
You had insomnia the night before an important presentation. The next morning as you look around the room at coworkers you normally consider supportive, you begin to believe that they do not appreciate all the hard work you have evidently done on this project. This is an example of which influence on perception?
Discussions of masculinity and femininity focus on ____________.
Darren sees his boss, Amanda, as a meddling micromanager. Amanda views herself as an engaged and supportive boss. Their clashing ___________ often cause(s) problems in their communication.
Which step of the perception process involves noticing some messages while ignoring others?
____________ communicators are more likely to regard candid approaches such as perception checking as potentially embarrassing.
The Zimbardo prison experiment focused on ____________ roles that shape perception.
"Blind review," in which an author submits a manuscript without identifying information that might influence the evaluator's appraisal, is an effort to combat which of the following common tendencies in perception?
Being influenced by our expectations
Empathy requires you take on another's viewpoint and experience emotional ____________.
In discussion after the first day of class, Jesse and Kareem both clearly recalled that their new physics professor had said, "Taking this class in a seven week summer course will be a challenge," but they disagreed about what their professor meant by this statement. This is due to differences in ____________.
A form of organization used to identify causes and effects in a series of interactions is called ____________.
Cassie loved the new Katy Perry album when she first heard it at home alone, but when her best friend, Meredith, trashed it, Cassie began to wonder if her first assessment had been too positive. This shift in attitude is due to ___________.
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