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background image   COMM 1000  Exam​ ​2​ ​Study​ ​Guide   (Interpersonal​ ​Communication)    Part​ ​8:​ ​Interpersonal​ ​Communication  1. Interpersonal​ ​Communication  a. Interpersonal  i.​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​Communication​ ​that​ ​occurs​ ​between​ ​at​ ​least​ ​two​ ​interdependent  parties  b. Norms  i. Normal​ ​behaviors,​ ​normal​ ​patterns​ ​of​ ​behavior,​ ​etc.  ii. Norms​ ​make​ ​our​ ​behavior​ ​predictable  iii. Norms​ ​in​ ​relationships​ ​help​ ​us​ ​build​ ​expectations​ ​and​ ​build 
c. Roles  i. Sets​ ​of​ ​behaviors​ ​that​ ​apply​ ​to​ ​a​ ​group​ ​of​ ​people​ ​(ex;​ ​“Father”​ ​or 
ii. Expected​ ​Roles  • How​ ​you​ ​should​ ​play​ ​or​ ​participate​ ​in​ ​the​ ​role  iii. Enacted​ ​Roles  • How​ ​you​ ​actually​ ​play​ ​the​ ​role  d. Conflict  i. Interrole​ ​Conflict  • Multiple​ ​roles​ ​conflicting​ ​with​ ​each​ ​other​ ​(ex;​ ​friend​ ​vs.  superior)  ii. Intrarole​ ​Conflict  • We​ ​play​ ​one​ ​role​ ​that​ ​is  difficult​ ​for​ ​multiple​ ​people 
to​ ​interpret 
e. Disclosure  ​ ​​ ​​ ​i.​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​Almost​ ​always​ ​intentional      1  
background image       f. Social​ ​Penetration​ ​Theory  i. Breadth  ii. Depth  iii. Frequency  g. Uncertainty​ ​Reduction​ ​Theory  i. Uncertainty  • Raises​ ​information-seeking  
• Reduces​ ​Intimacy 
• Reduced​ ​by​ ​Similarity 
ii. Uncertainty​ ​Reduction  • Lowers​ ​Jealousy 
• Improves​ ​Relational​ ​Maintenance 
h. Attachment​ ​Theory  i. Secure  ii. Avoidant  iii. Anxious-Ambivalent    Secure  Avoidant  Anxious-Ambivalent  Free​ ​to​ ​explore​ ​the  environment?  Yes  No  Yes​ ​​and​​ ​No  Anxious​ ​around  strangers?  A​ ​Little  No  A​ ​Lot  Reaction​ ​to  separation​ ​from  parent?  Upset,​ ​then​ ​calm  Little​ ​Reaction  Very​ ​Anxious  Reaction​ ​to​ ​reunion  with​ ​parent?  Happy  Little​ ​Reaction  Ambivalent  (Relief/Anger)    i. Dialectical​ ​Tensions  i. Autonomy​ ​vs.​ ​Connection  ii. Expressiveness​ ​vs.​ ​Privacy  iii. Change​ ​vs.​ ​Predictability   Part​ ​9:​ ​Communication​ ​in​ ​Relationships  1. Human​ ​Attraction  a. Forces​ ​of​ ​Attraction  i. Liking   
background image       ii. Reciprocity  iii. Similarity  iv. Proximity  v. Attractiveness  b. Relational​ ​Development  i. Knapp​ ​&​ ​Vangelisti’s​ ​​Stages​ ​of​ ​Relational​ ​Development   
c. Communicating​ ​in​ ​Relationships  i. Content​ ​&​ ​Relational​ ​Message​ ​Dimensions  ii. Confirming​ ​vs.​ ​Disconfirming​ ​Messages  iii. Supportive​ ​vs.​ ​Defensive​ ​Communication  iv. Trust,​ ​Lying,​ ​Deception  d. Styles​ ​of​ ​Love  i. Eros:​ ​Passionate  ii. Ludus:​ ​Game-Playing  iii. Storge:​ ​Friendship-Based  iv. Pragma:​ ​Practical  v. Mania:​ ​Possessive,​ ​Dependent  vi. Agape:​ ​Selfless,​ ​All-Giving  e. Marital​ ​Styles  i. Traditional  1. Conventional​ ​Attitudes​ ​towards​ ​Marriage 
2. Interdependent​ ​use​ ​of​ ​Time​ ​and​ ​Space 
3. Moderate​ ​Conflict​ ​(on​ ​“big”​ ​issues) 
ii. Independents  1. Less​ ​Conventional​ ​Attitudes 
2. Use​ ​Time​ ​and​ ​Space​ ​Independently 
3. More​ ​Conflict​ ​-​ ​Open​ ​and​ ​Assertive 
iii. Separates  1. Traditional​ ​Attitudes 
2. Use​ ​Time​ ​and​ ​Space​ ​Independently 
3. Low​ ​Conflict,​ ​High​ ​Negativity 
background image       f. Termination​ ​Strategies  i. Relationships  1. Negative​ ​Identity​ ​Management:​​ ​Intentional​ ​Sabotage  2. De-escalation​:​ ​“Let’s​ ​just​ ​be​ ​friends”  3. Justification​:​ ​Rationalizing​ ​the​ ​end.  4. Positive-tone​ ​Strategies​:​ ​“You​ ​deserve​ ​better.”  5. Behavioral​ ​De-escalation​:​ ​Avoiding​ ​your​ ​partner  ii. Friendships  1. Withdrawal/Avoidance​:​ ​“I​ ​just​ ​didn’t​ ​text​ ​back.”  2. Machiavellian​ ​Tactics​:​ ​Involving​ ​others​ ​in​ ​the​ ​end.  3. Openness​:​ ​Coming​ ​right​ ​out​ ​with​ ​it.   Part​ ​10:​ ​Relationships:​ ​Modern​ ​Influences​ ​on​ ​Love​ ​and​ ​Like  1. Modern​ ​Influences​ ​on​ ​Love​ ​and​ ​Like  a. ​ ​Technology​ ​has​ ​Changed​ ​Relationships  i. Cell​ ​Phones:​ ​​You’re​ ​always​ ​available.  ii. Texting:​ ​​We​ ​don’t​ ​need​ ​to​ ​actually​ ​talk  iii. Social​ ​Media:​ ​​Go​ ​ahead,​ ​stalk​ ​your​ ​crush!  iv. “Just​ ​Google​ ​It”:​ ​​Can​ ​we​ ​just​ ​talk​ ​anymore?  v. Online​ ​Dating:​ ​​Swipe​ ​right?  vi. Work​ ​Culture:​ ​​We’re​ ​always​ ​busy.  b. Office​ ​Overlap:​ ​By​ ​the​ ​Numbers  i. 35%​ ​of​ ​adults​ ​have​ ​fantasized​ ​about​ ​a​ ​coworker   ii. 16%​ ​of​ ​men​ ​and​ ​5%​ ​of​ ​women​ ​have​ ​been​ ​rejected​ ​by​ ​a​ ​coworker  iii. 5%​ ​have​ ​had​ ​romantic​ ​relations​ ​with​ ​a​ ​coworker​ ​that​ ​make​ ​work 
iv. 7%​ ​of​ ​men,​ ​11%​ ​of​ ​women​ ​have​ ​dated​ ​a​ ​boss/supervisor  v. 16%​ ​of​ ​men​ ​and​ ​7%​ ​of​ ​women​ ​have​ ​had​ ​sex​ ​in​ ​the​ ​office  c. Modern​ ​Deception  i. Fiction​ ​vs.​ ​Reality  ii. We​ ​are​ ​constantly​ ​trying​ ​to​ ​be​ ​something​ ​we’re​ ​not,​ ​because​ ​people 
tend​ ​to​ ​only​ ​understand​ ​the​ ​digital​ ​media​ ​version​ ​of​ ​ourselves 
d. Online​ ​Dating:​ ​The​ ​Lies​ ​People​ ​Tell  i. ​ ​Men​ ​claim​ ​to​ ​be​ ​about​ ​2​ ​inches​ ​taller​ ​than​ ​they​ ​really​ ​are.  ii. People​ ​claim​ ​to​ ​make​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​more​ ​money​ ​than​ ​they​ ​statistically 
probably​ ​do. 
iii. Hotter​ ​pictures​ ​tend​ ​to​ ​be​ ​older​ ​pictures…  iv. People​ ​identify​ ​as​ ​bisexual,​ ​but​ ​often​ ​only​ ​message​ ​one​ ​sex.   

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School: University of Connecticut
Department: Communications
Course: The Process of Communication
Professor: Stephen Stifano
Term: Spring 2017
Name: COMM 1000 Exam #2 Study Guide
Description: These notes cover Part 2 of the COMM 1000 course.
Uploaded: 10/28/2017
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