CMST 2010 Final SG pt2

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  1. a cultural mindset that emphasies self-concept and personal achievement and prefers competition over cooperation, the individual over the group, and the private over the public
  2. a cultural mindset that emphasizes the group and its norms, values, and beliefs over the self; self is secondary to the group.
  3. how a culture perceives and distributes power.
    Power Distance
  4. show respect to people of higher status; differences in age, sex, and income are exaggerated in these cultures and people accept these differences.
    High power distance
  5. believe power should be equally distributed regardless of a person’s age, sex, or status.
    Low power distance
  6. the tendency to use “either-or” language and speak of the world in extremes; referring to people as smart or dumb, nice or mean, right or wrong
  7. the tendency to speak and respond to someone today the same way we did in the past, not recognizing that people and relationships change over time
    Static Evaluation
  8. physical space; how close we sit or stand to someone
  9. 0 to 18 inches; for people we are close to
    Intimate distance
  10. 18in. to 4ft.; used during conversations
    Personal distance
  11. 4 to 12 ft; professional/formal encounters
    Social distance
  12. 12 ft and on; allows listeners to see a person while he or she is speaking
    Public distance
  13. assumes that emotion exists separately from thought and that we need thought only to bring preexisting emotions to our conscious awareness. Darwin argues that emotions were related to prehistoric behaviors that served important functions: face when experiencing disgust is similar to throwing up, etc.
    Biological Interaction Theory of emotion
  14. Acknowledges that biology affects emotion and emotional communication, but is also interested in how people interact with their social situation before, during, and after experiences of emotion; talks about gestures but focuses on how the reactions of others to our gestures help us define what we are feeling
    Social Interaction Theory of Emotion
  15. ...used to analyze relationships as a whole; relationships are constantly moving between these
    Relational Dialects
  16. relationship between you and mom, or you and friend, or you and boyfriend
    Internal Dialects
  17. Relates to relationship with the rest of the world
    External Dialects
  18. the need for independence; weighted on this side when they are pretty much doing they own thing
  19. the need to feel one with the other person; act as a team; weighted on this side and the relationship is with them being together all the time, joined at the hip
  20. their social network is extremely wide and they have a lot of mutual friends; go to a lot of social events; constantly around other people
  21. “we don’t need anyone else besides each other”; relationship doesn’t include a lot of other people in it; they do things on their own
  22. knowing what is going to come next; long lasting relationships; having a routine towards doing things
  23. you’re always doing something new and different; relationship in which sometimes trust is hard to develop because part of trust is predictability; relationship would be a rollercoaster
  24. does things the way the world expects you to; relationships may feel okay when they fit in but may feel so much pressure to be conventional and could get themselves in trouble some how
  25. does things their own way and not necessarily the way the world expects
  26. relationship may include fighting in public and be in a lot of awkward situations; there’s no mystery of learning something new about you or doing something new; when you don’t want to share something, it results in stress
  27. problems with a relationship fully developing
  28. more specific than dialectic and points us more directly toward testable predictions about it; the heart of social exchange thinking lies in two concepts:
    Social Exchange Theory
  29. those things in relational life that we judge as negative; example: having to do favors for friends or listening to Uncle Al’s boring stories
  30. those parts of being in a relationship that we find pleasurable; example: having your spouse listen to your problems and offer empathy, sharing favorite activities with a friend, and laughing about private jokes with your jokes
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CMST 2010 Final SG pt2
2012-04-26 21:17:57

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