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Physical noise

Actual noise

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Physiological noise

Biological influences on the message

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Semantic noise

Linguistic influences on the message

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Psychological noise

Cognitive influences on the message

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Communication

The process of creating meaning

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Transactional model

Representation of the elements of communication as interdependent and the process of communication as ongoing and dynamic

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Constitutive view

Communication is creating something that didn’t exist before

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Representational communication

Describing or conveying some fact or information (news)

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Presentational communication

Individual’s version of facts or information; takes side (presentation)

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Frame analysis

Using social cues or frames to understand our role in a given situation or context

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Frames

Specific set of expectations we use to make sense of the specific social situation we may find ourselves in at the time

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Schemas

Mental structures built from past experiences that we use to process new information and organize new experiences

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Stereotypes

A generalization about people, places, or things