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  1. The
    Process of creating and sharing meaning through the use of symbols.
    communication
  2. One who starts or advances the communication
    process by generating a message EX> (“ how’s you family?”)
    initiator
  3. One who perceives and attempt to understand a
    message.
    interpreter
  4. our thoughts are influenced by the words we know and the patterns of language that
    dominate our culture

    Suggests
    that 2 people speaking different languages will have a different perceptions of
    reality
    Linguistic relativity hypothesis
  5. when others ignore our presentation of self and act indifferent to the image we are displaying.
    Disconfirmation
  6. when others contradict the presentation of our self and act inconsistently with the
    image we are displaying
    Rejection
  7. when others accept our presentation of self and act in harmony with the image we are
    displaying
    Confirmation
  8. those things that you know about yourself but others do not
    Blind quadrant
  9. the part of yourself that is known both to you and to others
    Open quadrant
  10. the conception of yourself as member of a group or category
    Identity
  11. the tendency to live up to the expectations created for us
    Self-fulfilling prophecy
  12. a relatively consistent image set of perception that you have about yourself
    Self-concept
  13. the consciousness of our existence and degree to which we understand ourselves
    Self-awareness
  14. the attribution of our own motivations to someone else’s behaviors
    Similarity bias
  15. the tendency to attribute external causes to our own misfortunes, but not to those
    of others
    Self-serving bias
  16. the tendency to think better of attractive people than unattractive people and to
    make positive attributions about their behavior
    Attractiveness bias
  17. the
    overestimation of degree to which other peoples behaviors are due to internal
    factors and underestimation of the significance of external forces
    Fundamental attribution error
  18. categories that people and events can be differentiated
    Personal construct
  19. determine the meaning of an event or interaction
    Interpretation
  20. when we assign meaning to the actions of others
    and ourselves.
    Attribution
  21. a
    specific person, personality or phenomenon that exemplifies a set of
    characteristics.
    Prototype
  22. categories by which people and events can be differentiated: people
    develop constructs based on previous observations and experience; accumulation
    of past experiences.
    Personal construct
  23. placing stimuli in a knowledge structure or
    category to give meaning and aid retention
    Organization
  24. Focusing on some sensory stimuli rather than the
    other
    Selection
  25. the
    process of perceiving constructing meaning from , and responding to spoken or
    non-verbal messages
    Listening
  26. the
    act of perceiving sounds or other related stimuli
    Hearing
  27. the
    use of time to communicate nonverbally
    Chronemics
  28. the
    use of space to communicate nonverbally
    Proxemics
  29. messages
    expressed through symbols other than words
    Non-verbal communication
  30. A
    characteristic of nonverbal communication indication that nonverbal messages
    are inherently connected to our emotions and mental states
    Nonverbal communication is intrinsic
  31. the idea
    that our thoughts are influenced by the words we know and the patterns of
    language that dominate our culture
    linguistic relativity hypothesis
  32. they
    represent ideas or objects and allow us to talk about them
    symbolic
  33. is technical language often associated wit a particular profession
    Jargon
  34. Is verbal communication that demonstrates respect for others by using
    language that values them as individuals
    Inclusive language
  35. A socially accepted word phrase substituted for and uncomfortable or unacceptable
    one
    Euphemism
  36. have no physical referent; they refer to thoughts or theories
    Abstract words
  37. the meaning of words based on specific individual or cultural experiences of values: often
    these meanings are invested with emotion.
    Connotation
  38. come as close as possible to an object. words with readily available, denotative meaning
    ex lamp chair do not convey emotion.
    Concrete words
  39. the dictionary definition of a word
    Denotation
  40. the ability to see, think about , and act based on the consequences of your
    behaviors.
    Self-Monitoring
  41. is nthe ability to consider behavior from someone else’s point of view.
    Perspective taking
  42. means responding in ways that fit the communication context.
    Appropriateness
  43. refers to the principles that guide our decisions about what is good or bad, right or
    wrong
    Ethics
  44. communication is inevitable even non verbal
    communication is interpreted as meaningful by others
    inevitable
  45. regret of something said
    irreversible
  46. ·
    Communicators initiate an interpret messages
    simultaneously
    transactional
  47. a culture within a culture
    Co-culture
  48. every thing that makes up ones way of life

    ·
    Shared values

    ·
    Knowledge

    ·
    Behaviors
    Culture
  49. using some from of technology and includes communication by
    means of tel. radio film printed books newspapers and the Internet
    Mediated communication
  50. interaction with large numbers of people Public speaking
    presentations
    Public communication
  51. takes place among three to seven people – communicate to
    accomplish some goal or purpose
    Small group communication
  52. interaction among a small number of people characterized by
    more personal
    Interpersonal communication
  53. com. Within one self.
    • Intrapersonal
    • communications
  54. a medium that carries messages between communicators
    Channel
  55. interference in the environment such as sounds that compete
    for you attention
    External noise
  56. happens when physiological need or psychological characteristics
    interfere in communication process
    Internal noise
  57. is anything that interferes with the certain or shared
    meaning between communicators
    Noise
  58. a response or reaction to a message
    Feedback
  59. are symbolic expressions of ideas thoughts and
    feeling

    a.
    Verbal

    b.
    Nonverbal
    Messages
  60. interprets a message
    Decoding
  61. initiates and creates a message
    Encoding
  62. communication process
    • a.
    • two or more communicators

    • b.
    • one or more messages

    • c.
    • one or more communication channels

    • d.
    • a certain amount of noise or interference in the
    • communication process

    • e.
    • feedback exchange between communicators

    • f.
    • a communication setting or context

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