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Unformatted text preview: background of the patient in HP the greater the potential for miss communication and understanding. IV. Factors affecting intercultural communication A. Perception- process by which an individual organized stimuli for the external world. B. Verbal Processes-C. Non- verbal- 1. Touch 2. Eye Contact 3. Concept of time 4. Use of Space D. Personal Bias- mental leaning or inclination towards another person. 1. Ethnocentrisms- belief that ones own culture is better than another. 2. Cultural Blindness- failure to recognize culture 3. Cultural imposition- belief that everyone should conform to the dominate 4. Stereotyping- The process of attributing characteristics or behavior, generalized opinion attitudes, and beliefs upon a group of people as if all persons in the identified group possessed them. Projects-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course N 310 taught by Professor Fox during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08