Comm 10 week 7 notes

Comm 10 week 7 notes - If listening to the speech he talks...

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- If listening to the speech he talks about economy and war; you pay attention to whole thing; you are more likely to later explain what he said about economy rather than what he said about Iraq b/c you agreed with what he said about economy Certainly counter tendencies that lead someone in opposite direction [**Essays from overarching messages i.e. perception. Example of essay question: set up scenario where 2 people experience same thing but perceive different things: apply concepts to explain the situation i.e. 2 people both took Comm 10, why would one person say I love that class where other student would say I hated that class (after final)—saw same thing but perceived differently: using your knowledge of factors within ourselves explain how they see things differently ?** **Be thorough and cover all the concepts; specific in detail; hit upon all of them not just one** Short answer might just ask about one of them though like differentiating between selective exposure and selective attention or describe the negative twist in a positive stereotype or in general terms explain the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis** Know conceptually and give examples, from him or readings (maybe from yourself but must be right!!!) ] B. Basic factors of a communicating individual o Sense of self : your self is relatively stable set of perceptions about you 3 different aspects Self identity: relates to the social positions you occupy; who you are in relation to other people; you’re placed according to your status, roles, and group memberships social positions you occupy - i.e. he is a son, a student, a Jew, a friend, an African-American, a New Yorker Self image : relates to oneself, about one’s qualities, characteristics, attributes, skills, cohere together to some whole; - she sees herself as kind, assertive, shrewd, a good pool player, attractive Self esteem : response to oneself with affect, positive or negative emotional response; emotionally how you feel about yourself, how you rank yourself - One of our biggest fears is public speaking b/c eyes scrutinize you and it hits at your self esteem o We all have a sense of self; how does it develop and where does it come from? Some of it is biological, what we’re born with Also acquired as we move through life through interactions with others Lots of theories about sense of self: Freudian theory of ego, id, superego; theories of Ericson, all have an aspect of truth
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Looking glass self theory : developed by man named Cooley: our self comes from interactions with other people, social interactions; social product result of interaction with others; the looking glass self process Role taking: you see yourself as an object as seen by other people, put yourself in minds of other people and wonder how they see you occurs in 3 different stages - Imagine how our actions appear to other people; i.e. playing basketball and imagine how other see your actions on the court - Imagine how other people are judging these actions; i.e. they see me
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