Chapter 2 - Perception and the self chapter II PERCEPTION,...

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Perception and the self chapter II
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PERCEPTION, def. Process by which you became aware of objects, events, and especially people through your senses: sight, smell, taste, touch, hearing.
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Why Is perception important to Interpersonal Communication? It influences your communication choices.
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Perception Stage Attending and Selecting Selective attention (daydreaming/name) What you choose to pay attention to. You don’t perceive everything, you select what you attend to. Selective exposure (
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Perception Stage, cont. Organizing organization by rules organization by scripts organization by schemata (mental structures) Stereotype: fixed impression of a group of people
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Perception Stage, cont. Interpreting Make sense of what you perceive. Retrieving
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Why Perceptions Differ Physiological Differences Senses Age Health Fatigue hunger Sex and gender roles Culture
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Theories about Perception Impression Formation Theory ‘halo effect’: overall positive impression on the basis of one positive characteristic
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