How long before returning a calltext Wait your turn or cut in Rudeness vs

How long before returning a calltext wait your turn

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How long before returning a call/text? Wait your turn or cut in? Rudeness vs politeness Personal Appearance Body displays (hair color/style, piercing, tattoos, etc.) Clothing and artifacts Can signal authority, legitimacy and belonging Intrapersonal Communication (perception of self and others) Interpersonal is within interpersonal is between Perception processes Intrapersonal comm involves mentally “making sense” of people/world. Attention We are selective about what we perceive. Internal factors affecting attention: Physiological filters (pain, disabilities such as deaf or blind, lack of sleep). Our physical state in the moment. Limitations of our senses and brain. Focus on two things at once doesn’t split your focus on half it ends up being about 10% and 10%. Psychological filters Motivation or interest Past experiences and expectations External Factors that affect attention salience : stimulus stands out from others (colors, tastes, etc.)
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Vividness: stimulus has intensity, provokes emotional response. Organization We structure our perceptions Simplify complex info. Fit info into “schemas” Which are mental structures for representing generic concepts. Ex: what happens when you go to the doctor. Have a general idea of what to expect from past experiences our traditions. Interpretation We evaluate our perceptions. Make judgments, draw conclusions. Biases and mental short-cuts (include schemas, stereotypes, etc.) influence our conclusions. Example: pic of rabbit/duck. Week 4#2: Intrapersonal Communication (cont) Upload paper by monday on gs and bring hard copy to lecture. Review guide online after wed week 5. Impression formation The way we combine info to get a general “sense” of a person. overall, taking everything together, what is your general sense? Attend to some info, not all. Organize info into a weighted average . What gets the greatest weight? Info about stable traits (part of who they are, not a mood or something temporary, nice person) Info about “central” traits (so valued to you that when someone has it, it will carry more weight than other traits, being funny) Warm vs cold trait example in class. Info from a credible source Info we receive first (“primary effect”) If you trip going into an interview that will weigh the most. Info about extreme or unusual behavior. (olympic gold medalist example)-can be good or bad things. Info about negative traits (trip in interview) Need to be aware of negative traits to protect ourselves. Biases in Impression Formation Halo effect - initial impression (pos or neg) influences how we weigh other information. No matter what bad the “good kid” does, they are still the good kid and vice versa. Contrast effect - impressions influenced by comparison to who just came before/ something else. Meet funny person then meet boring person, in
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that order will make the funny person seem even funnier. Relative to location for meeting.
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