Chapter One Interpersonal Communications

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Chapter One Interpersonal Communications

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Physical Needs
 
Positive communication and strong social ties lead to better health.Premature deathSmoking CigarettesLack of physical activity 
Identity Needs
 
"?" comes from how we interact with othersacting human is a learned processmessages influence our identity throughout our lives
Social Needs
 
Used to: obtain pleasure, affection, companionship, relaxation, escape and controlCreate happier relationships and social livesTheorists argue that positive relationships may be the most important source of human satisfaction and emotional well-being 
Practical Goals 
 
Getting others to behave in ways we want Communication is the tool that:Lets you explain your needs to the hair stylistHelps you negotiate household duties Is essential in virtually every career 
Practical Goals 
 
Physical, Safety, Social, Esteem and Self-Actualization 
Misconception 
 
the more communication is not always betterCommunication and shared communication  meanings are not in words 
Misconception 
 
Communication and shared understanding more satisfying relationships can sometimes come from less- than- perfect understanding 
Misconception 
 
People/Events do not cause another's reaction Communication will not solve all problems 
Two Views of Interpersonal Communication 
 
Quantitative Communicationany interaction between two people usually face to face can be considered routine or impersonal Occurs when we treat others as unique individuals regardless of context or the number of people involved 
Mediated Interpersonal Communication 
 
Mediated Channelsthe difference between face-to-face and virtual relationships is eroding  
Mediated Interpersonal Communication 
 
Leaner Messages DisinhibitationPermanence 
Mediated Interpersonal Communication 
 
Internet users have more social networks than non users 
Competent Communicator Characteristics 
 
behaviors cognitive complexityempathyself-monitoringintercultural communication 
Competent Communicator Characteristics  
 
Motivationtolerance and open-mindednessknowledge and skill 
Name four influences on emotions
 
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