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intrapersonal
using messages to generate meaning within the self
interpersonal
coordinating meaning between at least two people in a situation that allows mutual opportunities for both speaking and listening
dyadic
two-person communication
small-group comm
interaction of a small group of people to achieve and interdependent goal
public
one source transmits message to a number of receivers who give non-verbal and sometimes question and answer feedback
mass
source to unknown receivers
self-efficacy
optimistic belief in one's own competence
self-image
sort of person one perceives oneself to be
self-esteem
how well one likes and values oneself
self-fulfilling prophecy
when expectations of an event creates the conditions to permit that event to happen
johari window
open area
the part of the self known to self and others
johari window
blind area
known to others and not to self
johari window
hidden area
known to self and unknown to others
johari window
self-disclosure
revealing information to another that they would not otherwise know
johari window
unknown
unknown to both
selective exposure
tendency to expose oneself to information that reinforces thinking
selective attention
tendency to focus on certain cues and ignor others
selective perception
tendency to see, hear, and believe only what we want
selective retention
tendency to remember things that reinforce our thinking and forget those that oppose our thinking
fundamental attribution error
attributing others' successes to the situation and their failures to their personal characteristics
self-serving bias
attributing our success to our personal characteristics and our failures to circumstance
impression management
creation of a positive image designed to influence others
Stages of Perception
selection
interpreting experience in a way that conforms to one's beliefs, expectations and convictions
kinesic behaviors
emblems
body movements that translate directly into words

the bird, hitchhiker
kinesic behaviors
illustrators
accent, emphasize or reinforce words.
(using your hands to show how big something is)
kinesic behaviors
regulators
control back and forth of conversation

(posture shifts, hand gestures)
kinesic behaviors
displays of feelings
show how intensely a person is feeling
kinesic behaviors
adaptors
nonverbal ways of adjusting to a communication situation

(what do you do when you want to maintain interpersonal contact)
distinctiveness theory
person's own distinctive traits are more salient to them than are the more prevalent traits of others in the immediate environment
proxemics
intimate distance
less than 18 inches
proxemics

personal
18 in to 4 ft
proxemics


social
4 to 12 feet
proxemics

public
more than 12 ft