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12 Cards in this Set

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What is sensory input?
The outside event.
Sicht, smell, sound, taste or touch.
What is "meanings are in people"?
The meanings people have for the words that need to concern you, not the words themselves.
What is denotative meanings?
A word and its dictionary meaning.
What is connotative meanings?
A word is the associations and overtones people bring to it.
What is powerful talk?
Straightforward and to the point.
What is powerless talk?
Direct, negative effects of which the communicator is completly unaware.
What is hedges/qualifiers?
"kinda", "I think", and "I guess" qualify statements by distracting from their certainty and weakening their impact.
What is hesitation forms?
"uh", "ah", "well" and "um" they are not being straight forward and direct.
What is "you knows"?
Often in informal conversations.
Contribute to perceptions of powerlessness.
What is tag questions?
Makes declarative sentences less forceful.
"sure is cold in here"
What is deictic phrases?
Pointing out or proving by showing.
"over here" or "over there"
What is disclaimers?
Introductory expressions that excuse, explain, or request understanding or forbearance.
"Don't get me wrong" or "this might sound crazy"