Comm 200 Exam 3 Overview

Comm 200 Exam 3 Overview - Signs/Referents Signals vs...

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Signs/Referents – Signals vs. Symbols Denotation vs. Connotation Sapir-Whorf hypothesis (language shapes perceptions) Question phrasing, Loftus Powerless Language – V intensifiers, V qualifiers, Tag Qs, Lengthening of requests Female/male use of powerless language Intense language (deviates from neutrality, shows bias, stronger emotions, adjectives) high credibility, male, already support topic Opinionated language (shows your attitude toward topic and to those who agree/disagree) high credibility, neutral on topic Giles Accommodation Theory – Convergence and Divergence (verbal/nonverbal) why do ppl converge, when is it negative, lower powers converge to higher power Interpersonal research vs persuasion research Watzalawick’s palo alto group theory 5 axioms Laing’s Relational Perception Theory – experience and perceptions of interaction direct perspective vs metaperspectives spirals – unilateral and bilateral confirmation, disconfirmation, collusion Berger’s Information Uncertainty Theory
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