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Unformatted text preview: Comm 101 - 2/17/10 Comm 101 – 10/6 In the Eye of the Beholder: Message Reception/Perception Is there such a thing as a "real world"? What is the movie "The Eye of the Storm" about? What processes influence message reception/perception? SELECTION selective attention salience • examples of things we make salient INTERPRETATION RETENTION  ­ MEMORY recall • short ­term memory • long ­term memory retrieval processes • slow retrievals vs. fast retrievals semantic memory episodic memory What factors influence perception? Receiver influences o needs o attitudes, beliefs, and values o goals o capability o use o communication style Comm 101 - 2/17/10 Comm 101 – 10/6 o experience and habit o other receiver influences? Message influences • origin • mode • physical character • organization • novelty • language • Loftus • other message influences? Source influences • proximity • physical and social attraction, and similarity • credibility and authoritativeness • motivation and intent • delivery • status, power and authority • other source influences? Technological and environmental influences • medium • environment context repetition consistency and competition • other technological and environmental influences? ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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