Impressions And Stereotypes In Chicago Fire And Chicago PD

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Over the course of this class I feel that we have had many different chances to learn and understand some key concepts. Every day we use different concepts from impressions of others to attractiveness to one another. A few that stood out to me from over this semester so far are first impression, jargon, and stereotypes. These concepts can all be used in different television shows or movies. The shows I think that best portrays these different concepts are Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. Seeing concepts used on different movies or television shows gives us a true understand of how we act in these type of situations in every day life. The ten concepts I picked are: first impressions, attractiveness, jargons, active listening, paraphrasing, volume, …show more content…
When we meet someone new, we also tend to judge them by their clothing, attractiveness, and physical features. Attractiveness is the not only the physical looks, but also how a person can be perceived. So if a person is easy to work with and looks good they most of the time are attractive. First impression and attractiveness go hand and hand because to some people, looks mean more than feelings. For example, in Chicago Fire station 51 is also in trouble with a lawsuit or grievance case. If an outside person from the show is to talk to someone from station 51 they could have a bad first impression. When we are talking to new people, we have to be friendly, open-minded, and also have a good attitude. Working at the paint store I meet and assist people with their needs daily. Leaving a good first impression on someone means they most likely will remember you and might want to hang out again or seek advice from you in the …show more content…
Active listening can be defined as listening with all available sense and paraphrasing what is heard both mentally and verbally. Whereas paraphrasing is defined as restating another person message by rephrasing the content or intent of the message. Paraphrasing gives the original speaker the credited but allows you to use it as well. Chicago Fire and Chicago PD use both active listening and paraphrasing. For example, when running calls on both shows, the fireman and police officers have to have active listening skills so they are able to help in a timely manner and caught anyone who has caused harm or destruction to others. As for paraphrasing we see the news cast wanting to give details of what is going on. So the fireman and officers give a statement to where it can be paraphrase for the news cast later shown in the

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