Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 Communication and Personal Identity...

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Chapter 3 Communication and Personal Identity What is the Self? Self- process that involves internalizing and acting from social perspectives that we learn in the process of communication Self Arises in Communication with others Family Members Direct definitions- communication that explicitly tells us who we are by labeling us and our behaviors Pick up family members values--- children and parents Identity Scripts- communicate who we are and should be, rules for how we are supposed to live and who we are supposed to be with Attachment Styles- patters of parenting that teach us who we and others are and how to relate to others Styles of Attachment Views of Self Positive Negative Views Positive Secure Anxious/Ambivalent Of others Negative Dismissive Fearful Peers Social comparison- comparing ourselves with others to form judgments of our own talents, attractiveness, abilities, leadership, skills, etc. Society
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Huy during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 Communication and Personal Identity...

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