Why do we communicate?
Physical needs Health and well being
*People with strong relationships have significantly lower risks of coronary
diseases, regardless of whether they smoke, drink alcohol.
*Socially isolated people are four times more sus
What are the risk and benefits of self-disclosure?
Catharsis / venting getting things off your chest
Self- clarification clarify their beliefs opinions, thoughts, ideas, etc.
Self validation seeking agreement
Reciprocity one person discloses info
What are different types of friendships?
Friendship is a voluntary relationship that provides social support.
Short term class room friends, roommates - fall apart because of change
Long term friends from home -fall apart because of jealousy
Out of class communication
What is out of class communication?
Communication between students and teachers before, after class or during office
How does it help students, teachers, and university?
Helps students educational develop
What is self-concept?
The relatively stable set of perceptions you hold about yourself
Self esteem : refers to self-worth
*emotional states, talents, likes, values roles
The most significant part of ones self-worth can vary.
*Social roles, physi