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Unformatted text preview: person who has them Fallacy of helplessness – the irrational belief that satisfaction in life is determined by forces beyond ones control Fallacy of overgeneralization – irrational beliefs which (1) conclusions (usually negative) are based on limited evidence, or (2) communicators exaggerate their short comings Fallacy of perfection – the irrational belief that a worthwhile communicator should be able to handle every situation with complete confidence and skill Fallacy of should – the irrational belief that people should behave in the most desirable way Self-talk – the non-vocal process of thinking on some level, self-talk occurs as a person interprets another’s behavior...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course COMM 221 taught by Professor Kevinskidmore during the Fall '09 term at Boise State.
- Fall '09