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communication
process of acting on information-the transfer/transaction between people
human communication
the process of making sense out of the world and sharing that sense iwth others by creating meaning through verbal and nonverbal mesages
ethics
beliefs, values, and moral principles by which we determine what is right or wrong
source
originator of a thought or an emotion that expresses ideas or feelings
encoding
translating ideas, feelings, and thoughts into a code
decoding
the words or unspoken singlas are interpreted by receiver
receiver
person who decodes the signal and attempts to make sense out of what the source encoded
message
wirrten, spoken, unspoken elements of communication to which we assign meaning
channel
pathway for communication
noise
interference within communication
feedback
response to a certain message
context
the physical, historical, and psychological communication environment
process of communication
sender sends message in a channel to the receiver with what effect?
causal attribution theory
judgement based on what we see, and not the big picture
implicit personality theory
filling in blanks regarding someones personality (like effect will give halo, dislike will give horn
closure
process of filling in missing information
self-fulfilling prophecy
idea that what you believe will come true, because you expect it to come true
polarization
no middle ground (either with us or not)
denotative
literal meaning....level of conten
connotative
conveys feelings, ideas of own definition
immediacy
nonverbal behavior that communicates liking and engenders feelings of pleasure
dominance
cues communicate status, position, and importance
arousal
stimulates sense