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58 Cards in this Set

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A group of two communicators
Dyadic Conciousness
Acknowledgement of Dyadicness
I-IT(impersonal) and I-Thou(interpersonal) communications
Communication Interference
Communication Channels
Ways of Communicating, Can be rich(face to face) or poor(e-mail)
Interpersonal Communications
Must involve mutual influence
Your view of who you are
An evaluation of who you are
True Self-Esteem
Involves only your goals
Contingent Self-Esteem
Based on other's goals
Fat housebound whore with low self-esteem cause she's a frickin' glacier
Black girl
That fatass model with high self-esteem
Taking other's feelings into account
Specific other perspective
Specific past behaviors used to predict future
Generalized other perspective
Future predicted based on what people generally do
Self-Fulfilling prophecy
Attitudes and beliefs affect what happens
Principle of selective exposure
who do people surround themselves with?
relationships must have
inclusion, control over relationship, affection (give and recieve)
Self disclosure
revealing ourselves to others through talk
social penetration theory
relationships start with breadth and then moves toward depth of information
Johari model of self disclosure
window of self (open,blind,hidden,unknown)
Attribution theory
very general causal attributions (crying-sad, laughing-happy)
Causal attribution theory
cause for behavior is person, stimulus, circumstance
Standpoint theory
One action creates multiple interpretations based on gender, race, social class, and culture
must have met a person to form one
opinion formed about someone you haven't met
impression formation theory
we make up stories about people
primacy effect
the first info you learn about someone is the most important
Recency effect
the most recent info you learn about someone is the most important
Implicit personality theory
our past influences how we judge others
Halo Effect
One good quality implied other ones
horn effect
one bad quality implies others
thin/fat smart/dumb opposites and no in-between
barriers to perception
making a fundamental attribution error, exhibiting a self-serving bias, imposing consistency
a specialized lifestyle
intercultural communication
2 culture communication
intracultural communication
1 culture communication
internation communication
country based communication
learning about other cultures through interaction
being born into a culture
my culture is better than yours
observation about another culture without judgement
judgement about your own culture
judgement based on researched fact
Geert Hofstede
created a framework of culture
dimensions of culture
low/high power distance
uncertainty avoidance
masc./femm. culture
femm=caring for others, quality of life
low power distance culture
inequalities minimized, parents and kids equal, students take initiative, hierarchy is exploitive
high power distance culture
inequalities expected, children respect parents, teachers take initiative, hierarchy is normal
uncertainty avoidance
extent to which members of a culture feel threatened by unknown or uncertain situations
whether an individual places importance on self or on community
Culture shock stages
Honeymoon, crisis, recovery, adjustment, reverse
Honeymoon stage
Everything seems fabulous
Crisis Stage
Consequences begin to be noticeable
Recovery Stage
Coping with the problem
Making things better
Reverse Culture Shock
Happens when you return to original culture
Communication accomodation theory
adjustment of behavior to fit the behavior of others