COM212_1.27.09 - Outside situations often force new...

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COM212 1.27.09 Perception The Perception Process Filtering – blocking out the world around us Cueing – what does your mind focus on first Gestalt – perceptive images appearing as two things, image illusions Bottom Up Processing – sending information to the brain for processing Top Down Processing – already knowing the processing, putting your knowledge to what you see Two important Forces Stability – knowing that people do not get bigger as they walk towards you Power of Context – Your beliefs that easily change, International contexts, culture shock, reverse culture shock
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Unformatted text preview: Outside situations often force new contexts Perception Process Steps 1. Selection – intensity, repetition, contrast, motives, emotional state – we notice people who become like us 2. Organization – categorization perceptual schemata/script 3. Punctuation – Organization of perception 4. Interpretation – assigning meaning, experience, relationship, expectation, preferences, bias 5. Negotiation through Narrative – emerging from new experiences Ryan Seacrest schema – (physical) short, (role) celebrity, (interaction) funny, (psychology) well adjusted...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course COMM 212 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at Purdue.

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