Comm107- chapter 6 outline

Comm107- chapter 6 outline - CHAPTER 6 The Concepts of...

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CHAPTER 6 The Concepts of Intrapersonal Communication Intrapersonal Communication can be defined as communication that is based on communicator’s recognition of each other’s uniqueness and the development of messages that reflect that recognition. There are 9 Basic Concepts of Interpersonal Communication: 1. Communication takes place within a system. 2. We teach others how to treat us 3. We communicate what and who we are 4. Much of our interpersonal communication centers on our wanting others to act or think or feel as we do; in other words, much of it is an attempt at persuasion 5. Meaning is in people, not in words 6. We cannot not communicate 7. People react to our actions ( action-reaction principle ) 8. We expect to achieve happiness 9. We cannot always have the same understandings and feelings as others. Self-disclosure is intentionally letting the other person know who you are by communicating self- revealing information either through verbal or nonverbal messages The self-perceived I is the image you project, the way you perceive yourself. The other-perceived Me is the person that others perceive you to be. It may be the same or different as the I. The Self-fulfilled person is the person who confidently chooses what to reveal and to whom. This person is not intimidated into a negative self-concept and realizes tat there will always be problems, frustrations, and failures in life.
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