LECTURE 2 Communication and The Self
Relatively stable set of perceptions you have
Relates to your sense of self-esteem,
self-worth and self-identity.
Family of origin
Reflected Appraisal messages
CHAPTER 6 NON VERBAL COMMUNICATION
93% of emotional impact of message is from
NON VERBAL = Non linguistic expression
Culture Bound gestures, spacing, pacing
CHAPTER 5 LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION
Components, Role, Function of Language
Symbolic We use characters/letters
Semantic (Culture-bound) Rules govern meaning of
Denotative = dictionary definition
Connotative = emotional/perceptual v
CHAPTER 9 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION IN
Intimacy in Close Relationships
Dimensions (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Shared)
Masculine and Feminine Styles (based more on gender
roles, norms, expectations) than biological sex
CHAPTER 8 Communication and Relational Dynamics
Shared Activities and Interests
Significant to people
Needed to survive
Key to health and happiness
Go through cycles
CHAPTER 3 PERCEPTION
WHAT YOU SEE, IS WHAT YOU GET?
PERCEPTION IS REALITY.
SELECTION PROCESS includes:
Selection and Attention: What you focus on.
Contrast, color, difference, physical character
How you conceive or classify it.
LECTURE Chapter 1
TRANSACTIONAL VIEW OF COMMUNICATION
Simultaneous processing by communicators
Processing on multiple levels
ENCODING Preparing and sending
PURPOSES OF COMMUNICATION
Meets our soci
CHAPTER 10 IMPROVING COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION CLIMATE =
Emotional tone of a relationship
The way people feel about each other and how they
communicate about that, how they communicate as they
engage each other.
Key to positive relationships
CHAPTER 7 LISTENING . . more than meets the