SW121 Exam 1.txt

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  1. The medium through which a message passes from sender to reciever.
  2. The tendancy to seek out information that conforms to an existing self concept and to ignore information that contradicts it.
    Cognitive Conservatism
  3. Communication that occurs via computerized channels
    Computer Meditated Communication
  4. A group within an encompassing culture with a perceived identity
  5. A culture whose members feel loyalties and obligations to an in-group, such as extended family, community, and even work organizations.
    Collectivistic Culture
  6. According to Samovar and Porter, "The language, values, belief, traditions, and customs people share and learn."
  7. Two communicators who interact with each other.
  8. The ability to project ones self into another persons point of view in an attempt to experience the others thoughts and feelings.
  9. Both the physical setting in which communication occurs and the personal perspectives of the people involved.
  10. Ambigious language that has two or more equally plausible meanings
    Equivocal Language
  11. An attitude that ones own culture is superior to that of others.
  12. The image an individual wants to project to the world.
  13. Actions people take to preserve their own and others presenting images
  14. A diseranable response of a reciever to a senders message.
  15. The physically observable qualitites of a thing or situation
    First-order Realities
  16. The tendancy to form an overall positive impression of a person on the basis of one positive characteristic
    Halo Effect
  17. A culture in which people view their primary responsibility as helping themselves
    Individualistic Culture
  18. A group with which an individual identifies him/herself
  19. External, physiological and psychological distractions that interfere with the accurate transmission and reception of a message.
  20. A group that an individual sees as different from him/herself.
  21. The person we believe ourselves to be in moments of candor. It may be identical with or different from the presentitive or desired self.
    Perceived Self
  22. An unfairly biased and intolerant attitude towards others who belong to an outgroup
  23. The image a person presents to others
    Presenting Self
  24. The theory that a person's self-concept matches the way the person believes others regard him/her.
    Reflected Appraisal
  25. Perception that arise from attaching meaning to first-order things or situations.
    Second-order Realities
  26. The relatively stable set of perceptions each individual holds of him/herself
  27. The process of deliberately revealing information about oneself that is signifigant and that would not normally be known by others
  28. The part of the self-concept that involves evaluations of self-worth
  29. A persons expected outcome influences their behavior whichmakes the outcome more likely to occur
    Self-fulfilling Prophecy
  30. A person whose opinion is important enough to effect ones self-concept strongly
    Significant Other
  31. Evaluating ones self in terms of or by comparison to others.
    Social Comparison
  32. The part of the self-concept that is based on membership in groups
    Social Identity
  33. A body of scholarship that explores how ones position in society shapes ones view of society in general and of specific individuals
    Standpoint Theory
  34. Exaggerated beliefs associated with a categorized system.
  35. Behavior Rehearsal
    • A. Define Goal
    • B. Break the goal into behaviors involved.
    • C. Practice each behaviors.
    • D. Try the behaviors in real life.
  36. Individualistic Culture Characteristics
    • Primary responsability helping themself
    • Self- reliance and competition
    • View themself as what they do
    • Reward Superstars
  37. Collectivistic Culture Characteristics
    • Loyalties to an in-group
    • Concerned with opinions of signifigant others
    • Associate themself with group membership
    • Produce Team Players
  38. The senses, age, health and fatigue, hunger, biological cycles, neurobehavioral challanges.
    Physiological Factors that influence perception
  39. Sex and gender roles, occupational roles
    Cultural and Social Factors that influence perception
  40. Mood, self-concept
    Psychological factors that influence perception
  41. We decide who we are based on how others react to us. From our characteristics to our sense of being human.
    Concept of identity needs
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