CS10 Midterm Study Guide

CS10 Midterm Study - Norms 1 Folkways social rules people conform tobut little pressure to do so a E.g 2-3 yr old running around naked 2 Mores More

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Norms 1. Folkways: social rules people conform to—but little pressure to do so. a. E.g. 2-3 yr old running around naked 2. Mores : More strongly held—breaking brings a greater reaction a. E.g. Adult running around naked, killing someone 3. Taboos: So strongly held, don’t even need to be written a. E.g. incest Pick up lines: 1. Friendly: showing want to get to know you (e.g. would you mind some conversation while we wait) 2. Off-beat: ice breaker that comes out of L-field (e.g. think we’ll ever convert to the metric system?) 3. Humorous: attempt at humor 4. Altar: see someone—smitten (e.g. I’d like to take you to meet my mother) 5. Seductive: Romantic and sexual interest—sensual but not seedy (e.g. you’re the sexiest girl in the room) S E M C D R Model Source —initial source Encoder —takes idea puts into form that others can understand Message o 1) Code —meaningfully structured grouping of symbols—shared system (more than one person can understand) o 2) Content —general meaning of what is being comm. o 3) Treatment —how you convey the content (style, personality, relationships to other person, etc.) o Double Bind : How you say something can contradict what you are saying— verbal vs. non-verbal (go by nonverbal over verbal) Channel —the way we send messages—medium we use (TV, radio, newspaper, face to face, etc.) o High-Fidelity ; If message gets through to receiver w/o any distortion. Noise is the enemy Internal —within ind. (e.g. hungry) External —noise located in the external world (jackhammer, heat, etc.) Decoder —Taking things out of codes and putting them into thoughts Receiver (Usually same person as decoder) Feedback : message can go from receiver back to original source—response to initial message o Linear Model vs. circular model 4 Diff systems of Communication 1
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1. Intrapersonal 2. Interpersonal 3. Small Group— 3 or more people 4. Mass Mediated Process of Perception Reception —that which comes to us via 5 senses Analysis —more active stage involving focusing, selecting, org., interpreting o Interpreting too much info to retain, so pick and choose Factors within Stimuli ( Every Idiot Can Rap ) 1. Easy or obvious 2. Intensity 3. Contrast 4. Repetition Factors within Ourselves (English Creepers Love Making Students Remembers MAPs) 1) Past Learning Exp influence selection (e.g. phobias) 2) Culture/ sub-cultures o E Asians=more holistically, more tolerance for contradictions—proverbs. o W—more analytic, logical—avoid contradiction 3) Language o Sapir-Whorf hypothesis : lang det, the way you perceive reality Eskimos—many diff words for snow, vs. eng many finer distinctions. Colors—English=many words, African tribes=only 2 words for color.
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