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Comm 1, Week 1 Notes

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Comm 1, Week 1 Notes COMM 1

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These are the notes from the first week of class that focus on the textbook "Looking in, Looking Out"
Interpersonal Communication
Dr. Sunwolf
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Giselle Shavey on Monday February 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COMM 1 at Santa Clara University taught by Dr. Sunwolf in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 25 views. For similar materials see Interpersonal Communication in Language at Santa Clara University.


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Date Created: 02/01/16
Communication 1: Interpersonal Communication Week 1 Class Notes Chapter 1 Implicit social rule and Explicit social rule Social proof- implicit evidence that you should act the way other are Ex: Elevator experiment -“cult behavior”, bullying, criminal behavior -So powerful that it subverts attention Noise- anything that interferes with a message someone is sending Self-Concept- how you think about yourself -Sources: reflected appraisal Brown Eyes vs. Blue Eyes Experiment- authoritative influences on kids -“The eye of the storm” Chapter 2 Social comparison theory We look to others (reference groups) to decide how we are doing in life. Types of comparison include: -Same or different? -Better or worse? Reference group- people similar to us/those around you -shouldn’t include extraordinary examples (ex: celebrities, top tier CEOs) False and Inaccurate example= Facebook Self Concept: Blue eyes vs. brown eyes experiment Adults: prison guards and parole officers “I’ve been discriminated against too” = most inaccurate statement (Made by white, blue eyed women) -Direct response: “white is right” (brown eyed women) Cognitive Conservatism What can we say to bad comments? (in concern with discrimination) -Maintain a sense of grace ex: I feel differently -Saying something will make you feel better Other things that derail self-concept: Self-fulfilling prophecy: negative attitude= negative outcome -> self taught examples= very influential -Both from ourselves and from others Identity Management


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