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Define Interpersonal Communitcations
Process through which people use messages to generate meanings with CONTEXT, CULTURES, CHANNELS & MEDIA
Communication Models
Linear- Sender reciever
Interactive- Sender, reciever, w/ feedback
Transactional- Both communicators
Channels of communication
Sound, sight, taste, touch, sent
Primary emotions
Joy, Discust, Anger, fear
3 goals of interpersonal communication
1. Self presentation
2. Instramental
3. Relationship
Johari Window
-public area
-blind area
-hidden area
-unknown area
Self diclosure
Revealing priviate info about yourself to others
Losing face
Lose who you want to be infront of people and become embarassed

Shame, hummilation, saddness
Self-esteem VS. Self-concept
Self-esteem: Overall vaue we assign ourselves

Self-concept: Who you are as a whole

ex- I am an excelent student
components of self
Self awareness: ability to view yourself

Social comparison: engage in when compairing outselves to others

Self-concept: Who we are overall
The importance of something
strategies for reducing uncertainty
1. Watching someone without them knowing

2. Questioning others about the other person

3. Speaking to the actual person
external and internal attributions
External: persons communication, actions

Internal- Personality or charactor
The perception process
-Selection: attention on smell and sight

Sailience: How much they attract your attention

-Organization: Thinking steps

-Interpretation: Assign meaning to selected info
Horn and halo effect
Horn: Negitive thoughts (someone you can't stand)

Halo: Positive about anything a person says or does
Primary personality traits
Extraversion- Outgoing and socialable

Agreeableness- friendlyness

Conscientiousness- Dependibility

Neuoticism- emotionaly stable

Openness- new expierances
Salient communication
Something that sticks out to us
Distinguish between feelings and moods
Feelings: Short term (Hope, concern)

Moods: Long lasting (Grouchy)
Strategies for managing emotions
Suppression: Suprise (not trying on a paper and getting a good grade)

Emotional intelligence
Emotional management
ability to interpret your own and others abilities

influence emotions you have and expressing them
Define emotion-sharing
Talking about our emotions with others
Know the primary emotions (6)
Joy, suprise, anger, disgust, sadness, fear
High-intensity counterparts of primary emotions
Ecstasy, Amazement, rage, loathing, grief, terror
Define emotion management
How you experiance and express your emotions
Communication needs
Air, food, water, sleep, shelter
Social penetration theory
Revealing yourself to others involves pealing back layers
Self Discrepancy theory
How your compared to your ideal self (the perfect you) & your ought self (the person others wish and expect you to be)
Global impression we learn about others (Neg/Pos)
Algebraic Impressions
Carfully evaluating people
Emotional challenges
ex- Jealousy