Flashcards in Chapter One Deck (8)
Linear Communication Model:
Sender: the person creating the message
Encodes: puts thoughts into symbols, usually words
Messages: the information being transmitted
Channel: the medium through which the message passes
Receiver: the person attending to the message
Decodes: makes sense of the message
Noise: distractions that disrupt transmission
Fields of experience that affect how they understand others' behavior.
Involves the information being explicitly discussed
"Turn left at the corner"
Expresses how you feel in control or subordinate, feel comfortable or anxious, and so on.
Channels provide many other ways to interact.
Instant messaging, emailing, blogging, twittering, and participating on Social networking sites.
Involves achieving ones goals in a manner that, in most cases, maintains or enhances the relationship in which it occurs.
The process of paying close attention to one's behavior and using these observations to shape they way one behaves.