INTRO TO COMM RELATIONSHIP NOTES

INTRO TO COMM RELATIONSHIP NOTES - Breadth of...

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How do romantic relationships begin? What are some ingredients in a new relationship? Physical attraction What makes a person attractive? o Beauty bias o Matching norms o Interaction appearance theory Selective attention Thinks in common Two views of relationships Relationships are things we all have Relationships are things we all do Once attracted, then what? Pickup lines Stages of relationship development Initiation Exploration Intensification Formalization Redefinition Miller and steinbergs theory Non interpersonal knowledge ( sociological/cultural knowledge) Interpersonal knowledge ( psychological knowledge)
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Communication in relationships changes (altman and taylor 1973) Richness…narrow/broad Efficiency…(difficult/efficient) Uniqueness …(conventional/unique) Substitutability…(rigid/flexible) Self disclosure Social penetration
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Unformatted text preview: Breadth of self-disclosure Depth of self-disclosure What affects self-disclosure Relationships in the new millennium How have new technologies changed interpersonal relationships? Relationships are multiplying Few geographic historic boundaries Fast pace New kinds of relationships imaginary other; long distance microwave relationship warms up very quickly The transformation of Intimacy The pure relationship gender equality; democratization of the interpersonal domain Conclusions about relationships relationships are socially constructed through communication different communication patterns create different types of relationships nonverbal communication is very important in construction and maintenance of relationships...
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