Flashcards in Test 2 Review Deck (39):
The evaluative component of the self is referred to as?
Beliefs in one's own nature
The more complex you are the more stable your emotional responses are
Social comparison theory
The notion that we compare ourselves and our abilities to others
one’s overall assessment of one’s worth
True or False: It is better to strive for a high level of self-esteem rather than settle for mediocre self
the 3 parts to "self"
Actual self - Who you are at that moment. Ideal Self, who you want to be. Ought Self, who you think you should be.
image presented to others in social interactions
trying to present yourself to others in certain ways
Prejudice is a thought process of hate, discrimination is the act that follows it
Process of persuasion (know the goal and all parts)
Persuasion is geared towards changing the attitude/thought process of people. 4 parts: Source, Receiver, Message, and Channel
Asch and Milgram studies
Asch is to conformity as Milgrem is to obedience
refers to the transmission of meaning from one person to another. It is not only verbal.
The sender, the receiver, the message, the channel
the transmission of meaning from one person to another through means of symbols rather than words. Nonverbal communication can strongly convey emotion but can be ambiguous. Good nonverbal communication skills are associated with good social skills
what you convey with posture, hand gestures, facial expression, etc.
the study of people’s use of interpersonal space. Related to personal space.
a zone of space surrounding a person that is felt to “belong” to that person.
the study of communication through body movements. Related to body language.
norms that govern the appropriate display of emotions in culture. Refuge House- 681-2111
major channel of nonverbal communication. Duration of eye contact is its most meaningful aspect
all vocal cues other than the content of the verbal message itself. (Ex. Volume: How loud or softly people speak. Tone: the pitch. Cadence: how fast they talk.)
Your verbal and nonverbal cues need to match
the act of sharing information about yourself and opening up to another person.
Being sensitive and sympathetic to other’s needs, feelings, and understanding their point of view.
Date/acquaintance rape is most prevalent, it accounts for 90% of rapes.
intense feelings(both positive and negative), including sexual desire experienced in love relationships.
not just sex; it is an expression of it. warmth, closeness, and sharing.
the decision and intent to maintain a relationship in spite of the difficulties and cost that may arise.
positive feelings towards someone.
Sternberg triangular theory of love (and your instructor's addition)
Intimacy, passion, and commitment. 4th unmentioned is communication.
Most important quality in a friend?
refers to not only residential, and other forms of spatial closeness but it can also be closeness in hobbies shared. It affects creating relationships.
liking those who show that they like you and getting that liking back. Opposite of stalking/"unrequited love".
the legally and socially sanctioned union of sexually intimate adults.
living together in a sexually intimate relationship without the legal bonds of marriage.