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Communication
The process through which individuals in relationships, groups, organizations, and society respond to and create messages in order to adapt to the environment and one another

Key Words-
•Process
•Adaption
Message
Any symbol or collection of symbols that have meaning or utility
Environment
Any surrounding that is indicative of ones culture and/or the people with whom an individual interacts
Persuasion
Successful way to influence
Gain Framed Messages

Loss Framed Messages
G - Pointing out benefits
Example - If you stop
smoking you will live
longer

L - Pointing out negatives
Example - If you keep
smoking you will get
lung cancer
Informational Influence
more message based then famous based ~ value facts
Normative Influence
nothing to do with messages ~ just because they are famous
Social Influence
just because of who one is they can influence people
Prevention
Gain-framed is more successful/important
Detection
Loss-framed is more successful/important
Inflow
when students take notes
Outflow
when students raise their hands
Codification
the process where by we take information and turn it into knowledge
Power
creation and minifestation of power "communication <--creates--> power"
Stereotyping
Creation of Culture and Identity Construction
Resolve
Agrumentation and Decision making
Intrapersonal Communication
with oneself
Interpersonal communication
between two people
Small Group Communication
3-11 people
Organizational Communication
12-infinity people
Public Communication
Public Speaking
Intercultural Communication
Different backgrounds
Family Communication
Most complex
Health Communication
prevention/detection
Social Science
a body of interrelated fields/disciplines that is concerned primarily with understanding the social element associated with humans existence
Anthropology
"Study of Culture over time" ~ how cultures evolve/change
Sociology
"Study of society and human interaction" ~ how we socially exist in society
Psychology
"Study of human and animal behavior" ~ why are all these people so fucked up
Polotical Science
"Study of the political PROCESS" ~ NOT political system or agenda
Communication is a Behavorial Science
The study of behavior within a given environment
Communication is an applied liberal art
grammar and rhetoric ~ how can we use language to persuade
Communication is a Humanity
The study of human thought ~ why do we think the way we do?