GCOM study - Study Guide for Test 2 Perception 1 Define perception"The process of selecting organizing and interpreting data from our senses 2 What

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Study Guide for Test # 2 Perception 1. Define perception. -“The process of selecting, organizing and interpreting data from our senses” . 2. What is a perceptual schema/s et (prototype, stereotype, script)? -Schemas organize perceptual stimuli. Defined: mental frameworks that create meaningful patterns from stimuli . There are the major types of schema: prototypes , stereotypes and scripts . Prototype- The most representative or “best” example of something Stereotype-A generalization about a group or a category of people Script-A predictable sequence of events that indicates what humans are expected to do in a particular situation 3. How is self-concept developed (significant others, society, self-talk)? Self-Concept -The sum total of everything that encompasses the self-referential term me Not formed in isolation; product of social construction (based on what others tell you that you are and are not) 4. What are some of the influences on perception (gender, culture, past experiences, mood, context, etc.)? 5. What is self-disclosure ? Self Disclosure -Both the conscious and unconscious act of revealing more about ourselves to others. This may include but is not limited to thoughts , feelings , aspirations , goals , failures , successes , fears , dreams as well as our likes, dislikes, and favorites. Many people attempt to avoid "self-disclosing" too much to coworkers, or when dating for fear of being judged negatively by others. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2009 for the course GCOM GWTRC103 taught by Professor Mr.star during the Fall '09 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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GCOM study - Study Guide for Test 2 Perception 1 Define perception"The process of selecting organizing and interpreting data from our senses 2 What

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