social penetration notes

social penetration notes - harmless clichs Exploratory:...

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Social Penetration Theory: relationships are characterized by their depth (personalness) and breadth (number of topics) Depenetration=deterioration Social exchange theory: people develop relationships that allow them to maximize profits Equity theory: relationships are
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SPT: Onion Model
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Orientation stage: Small talk and simple,
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Unformatted text preview: harmless clichs Exploratory: Express personal attitudes about moderate topics Affective: Start to talk about private and personal matters; criticisms and arguments may arise Stable stage: The relationship reaches a plateau; you have reached the very core...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMC 101 taught by Professor Ashleylewis during the Fall '11 term at Howard.

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