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CMST 100 (8.29.16)

by: Cierrah Rasmussen

CMST 100 (8.29.16) CMST 100

Cierrah Rasmussen
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Jacobi, Laura
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Date Created: 09/20/16
Consensual: group affiliations – Student, Man, Sister, Etc. (Usually listed first) Subconsenual: Subjective qualities – Strong Happy, Pretty, Etc. 3 Functions of Communication: Dependence of self-identity on communication  Others are primary source for info about self (Cults) Self = "Process of internalizing and cutting away from social media. 1) Theory of Reflected Appraisal Looking glass mirror. (Appraisal from others) Appraisal need not be explicit ("A" grade = smart) 2) Self-Expansion Theory We expand our identities in relationships, we grow from new experiences that partners identity brings. 3) Self-Discrepancy Theory Self contains own and others perspectives Self contains actual, ideal, and ought self (Like) (Should) Discrepancies between perceptions lead to psychological illness. Johari Window: 1. OPEN 2. BLIND Known to you and others Not known to you but known to others 3. HIDDEN 4. UNKNOWN Known to you but not to others Not known to you or others (Future) Identities are negotiated. Co-created, reinforced, and challenged through communication with others. (Avowed and Ascripted identities)  Communication is most successful when interactant confirms the identity we find most inportant in the moment.  When avowed identity id not confirmed we may question our identity, feel like an outsider, deal with face threats.


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