Hcom 100

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  1. Communication
    process by which individual use symbol,sings, and behaviors to exchange info.
  2. (funtions of cummunication)
    Functional perspective
    Examines how communication behaviors work (or dont work)to acomplish goals
  3. Relationship
    interconnections, or interdependence, between two or more people that function to achieve some goal
  4. Interdependence
    what we do affect other, other affect us
  5. Affiliation
    feelings you have for others
  6. Goal achievement
    relying in communication to accomplish a particular goal
  7. control
    the influence a group or person haves over others
  8. Symbols
    concepts thatrefer to people, things
  9. Code
    set of symbols that create a message
  10. Encoding
    process of creating and sending the message
  11. decoding
    receiving and making it sense
  12. source
    creator of the message
  13. message
    verbal/nonverbal that stimulus a meaning
  14. channel
    by wich the message is carried
  15. receiver
    receives message
  16. Transitiona process
    you influence in others, they influence in you
  17. cognations
    thought about ourselves and others.
  18. Behavior
    verbal/nonverbal messages
  19. process oriented
    the success of the communation that took place for the outcome
  20. outcome based
    the outcome  of the negotation
  21. Behavioral flexibility
    knowing and using a number of different behaviors in different situations to achieve something
  22. cognition
    perception of themselves, others, understand who they are, how they feel, and their perception of self success.
  23. Relational context
    communication occurs within the context of a relationship and is influenced by the relational history
  24. situational context
    circumstances surrounding the communication(place.social invo.)
  25. cultural context
    cultural identity ( individuals see themselves as a member of a specific group)
  26. Perception
    process were we interpret out experiences and come to our own unique understanding
  27. communication processing
    gather, organize, evaluate info
  28. schema
    mental structure that put together related bits of info.
  29. Mindfuless
    focus on the ask at hand
  30. mindless
    passive, automatic response that may be inaccurate
  31. selective perception
    active critical thought. (ex. the five diffrent views)
  32. undue influence
    greater credibility to something shown or said than should be the case
  33. attribution
    personal characteristics to explain behavior
  34. fundamental attributions
    explains our tendency to assume that another persons wrong behaviors is due to an internal flaw
  35. self-serving bias
    attribute our own failure to external causes
  36. interaction appearance theory
    people change the perception of a person cause they spend more time w/ them
  37. Cultural Myopia
    m culture explains every situation and person (blind)
  38. stereotyping
    act of fitting individuals into an existing schema w/out adjusting the schema properly
  39. prejudice
    ill will toward a certain group/ individual
  40. Self concept
    who we think we are
  41. social comparison theory
    compare to idealized images from the media
  42. self esteem
    we feel about ourselves
  43. self efficacy
    ability to predict/ leads to self fulfilling
  44. self fulfilling prophency
    when the behavior is change to make the prediction more likely to become true
  45. self actualization
    happy for the communication situation
  46. self adequacy
    less happy about he comm.
  47. self-denigration
    criticizing yourself for the communication
  48. self-presenting
    intentional communication to show element of you, for a stratigic purpose
  49. self-monotoring
    • learn from others and our enviroment to present ourselves better in a particular situation 
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  50. self disclosure
    sharing important info( bestfriend)
  51. culture
     Learned system of thought and behavior that belongs to and typifies a relatively large group of people (Shared beliefs + values + practices
  52. worldview
    framework used to interpret the world and the people in it
  53. intercultural communication
    comm. between people from diffrent cultures with different worldviews
  54. high context
    use contextual cues to interpret meaning
  55. low content
    language is more direct
  56. collestivistic cultures
    people perseice themselves promarily as member of a group and communicate from that perspective
  57. indicidualist cultures
    people values individuality and comm. autonomy and privacy
  58. uncertainty avoidance
    our comfort/discomfort with the unknown
  59. masculine culture
    place more value on assertiveness,achievement,ambition,and competiticeness
  60. feminine culture
    value nurturance, relationships, and quality of life
  61. power distance
    degree to which cultures accept the division of power among individuals
  62. time orientation
    cultures communicate about time
  63. monochronic cultures
    time is valuable resource and cant be wasted
  64. polychronic cultures
    have a more fluid approach to time
  65. hyperbole
    vivid, colorful language with great emotional intensity
  66. understatement
    downplays the emotional intensity o importance of events
  67. ccultures
    groups whose members share some of the general cultures sustem of thought and behavior, but have distinct charac.
  68. intergroup comm.
    branch of discipline that focus o how communication withing and between gourps affects relationships
  69. ingroups
    divide ourselves into US and THEM
  70. outgroup
    define them as OTHERS
  71. ethnocentrism
    belief in the superiority of your own culture
  72. discrimination
    behavior toward a group cause of their culture,class, or category
  73. Behavioral affirmation
    see or hear what you want to see, and hear what you want to hear
  74. behavioral confirmation
    we act in a way that makes our expectation about a group come true
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