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Week 6 Lecture Notes & Chapter Outlines(7-8)

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Week 6 Lecture Notes & Chapter Outlines(7-8) COMS 2060

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Communication in Interpersonal Relationships
Charee Thompson

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Hey everyone! These are all the lecture notes and chapter outlines from week 6 (9/28-10/2). I will be posting these every week in this format from now on. If you any questions or comments feel f...
Communication in Interpersonal Relationships
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COMS 2060 Interpersonal Communication Week 6 Lecture Notesamp Chapter Outlines 78 Ch 8 Emotion929 Lecture Class m9 Lecture Notes 1 Emotions a Our body s response to any goalrelated event b Are different from moods feelings often prolonged that have no identi able causes 2 Characteristics of Emotions a Emotions are multidimensional i Physiological cognitive behavioral social and cultural b Emotions vary in valence and intensity i Positivenegative ii Strongweak c Emotions come in primary and secondary forms i Simple vs complex combinations d Sometimes emotions are metaemotions i Emotions about emotions Culture Displays Rules i Emotion labor Technology Emotional Contagion Sex and Gender Personality i Big Fivethree of a Agreeableness b Extroversion c Neuroticism k Emotional Intelligence 3 Emotions and Communication a Emotions are communication b Communication can be emotionalnonverba c Communication impacts emotion d Emotion impacts communication 4 Envy What amp Why a quotI want what you havequot b Why i Relevant ii Similar m NegaUve c Consequences of Envy i Degrades the other Tth ii Feel happy when they fail iii Negative selfimage iv Motivation 5 Jealousy What and Why a I perceive some is threatening my relationship itself andor its quality b Why i LoneHness ii Uniqueness iii Selfesteem iv Rules v Context Chapter 8 Outline 1 Emotion in Interpersonal Communication a An emotion is your body s reaction to any event that enhances or inhibits your goals b Three classes of emotion particularly relevant for interpersonal communication i Joyfulaffectionate emotions 1 Happiness 2 Love 3 Passion 4 liking ii Hostile emotions 1 Anger 2 Contempt 3 Disgust 4 Jealousy 5 envy iii Sadanxious emotions 1 Sadness 2 Depression 3 Grief 4 Fear 5 Social anxiety 2 The Nature of Emotion a Emotions have physiological cognitive social and behavioral components b Emotions vary in valence and intensity c Emotions come in primary and secondary forms d Emotions can be metaemotions 3 In uences on Emotional Experience and Expression a b People across cultures experience the same range of emotions Cultural practices and messages affect how those emotions are communicated Five Display Rules i Intensification ii Deintensification iii Simulation iv Inhibition v Masking Technology i Affects how we experience emotions and how we communicate them to others Emotional Contagion Effect 1 People have a tendency to mimic the emotional experiences and expressions of those around them Gender 1 Women and men differ in their tendencies to experience emotion but not in the intensity of their expedences 2 Women are more expressive than men 3 Androgynous adults are more emotionally expressive than masculine men or feminine women Three Characteristics of Personality 1 In uence the experience and expression of emotions a Agreeableness b Extroversion c Neuroticism Emotional Intelligence i Emotionally intelligent people are attuned to which emotions they are experiencing ii They use their emotions to make decisions and behaviors 4 Sharpening Your Emotional Communication Skills a Accurately identify emotions in yourself and others i Very important emotional communication skill b Reappraising negative emotions means changing the way you C think about the situation that cause the emotionscan lessen their negative effects Competent communicators accept responsibility for their own emotions instead of blaming others for how they feel d Although emotions motivate you toward particular behaviors you are not obligated to act on every emotion you experience COMS 2060 Interpersonal Communication Chapter 7 Listening 101 Lecture Notes Listening is a More than just hearing b A learned skill c Impacted by cultural expectations for verbal communication Six Stages of Listening a Hearing b Understanding c Remembering d Interpreting e Evaluating f Responding Types of Listening a Informational Listening b Critical Listening c Empathic Listening Barriers to Listening Noise Pseudo listeningselective attention Information overload Glazing overload Rebuttal tendency Being close minded Competitive interrupting Becoming a Better Listener a Information Listening i Separate what is and isn39t said ii Avoid con rmation bias iii Listen for substance more than style b Critical Listening i Be a skeptic ii Evaluate speaker39s credibility iii Understand probability c Empathic Listening i Listen nonjudgmentally ii Acknowledge feelings iii Communication support nonverbally TthQDO39QJ LO Chapter 7 Outline 1 The Nature of Listening a b c d Listening is the active process of making meaning out another person39s spoken message The ability to listen effectively is important to success in a variety of communicative contexts Listening is a learned skill that includes more than hearing Cultural differences in the directness of verbal communication affect expectations for listening 2 Ways of Listening a b Six Stages of Effective Listening i Hea ng ii Understanding iii Remembering iv Interpreting v Evaluating vi Responding People engage in informational listening critical listening and empathic listening in interpersonal communication 3 Common Barriers to Effective Listening a b Noise i Anything that distracts you from listening to what you wish to listen to Pseudo listening i uses feedback behaviors that make it seem as if you39re paying attention even when you aren39t Information Overload i Refers to the state of being overwhelmed by the large amount of information each of us takes in daily Glazing Over i Daydreaming during the time you aren39t spending listening Rebuttal Tendency i Tendency to debate a speaker39s point and formulate your reply while the speaker is still speaking Being Close Minded i Failing to listen to anything with which you disagree Competitive Listening i Some people engage in this in order to take control of the situation


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