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Interpersonal Comm Exam 2


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5-stage model of communication
Opening, Feed-forward, Business, Feedback, Closing
Four Functions of Feedforward
Open Channels of Comm, Preview the Message, Disclaim, Altercast
Phatic Communication
Opening statements
4 ways to initiate conversations
Self-references, Other-references, Relational references, Context references
say something interesting about yourself
say something interesting about the other person or ask a question
Relational references
say something about the two of you
Context references
say something about the context
4 Maxims for Maintaining Conversations
Maxim of Quantity, Quality, Relation, and Manner
Maxim of Quantity
be informative, but use a reasonable amount of conversation
Maxim of Quality
emphasize truthfulness & don't lie
Maxim of Relation
Express relevant topics to the conversation
Maxim of Manner
Be clear and concise in conversation. not ambiguous or wordy
Closing conversations
Briefly summarize, State desire to end, Refer to future interaction, Ask for closure, Express enjoyment of the conversation
communicating info about yourself
Sternberg's Triangular Theory of Love
Intimacy, Passion, Commitment - make up 3 angles
No Intimacy, Passion, or Commitment
Only Intimacy ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Infatuated Love
Only Passion ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Empty Love
Only Commitment ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Romantic Love
Intimacy and Passion ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Companionate Love
Intimacy and Commitment ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Fatuous Love
Passion & Commitment ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Consummate Love
Intimacy, Passion, and Commitment ( - Sternberg's Triangle of Love)
Love based on Attraction, Sexuality
Love based on Entertainment/Excitement
Love based on Peace - taken slow
Love that is Practical & Traditional
Love with Extreme Highs and Lows
Love that is Compassionate & Selfless - i.e. love for all people
Evolutionary View of Love
Love as instinctual mechanism of bonding to maintain production of the species
6 stage model of relationships
1. Contact, 2. Involvement, 3. Intimacy, 4. Deterioration, 5-6. Repair OR Dissolution
Knapp's Model of Interaction Stages
5 attraction stages, 5 separation stages.
5 attraction stages of Knapp's Model of Interaction Stages
1. Initiation, 2. Experimenting, 3. Intensifying, 4. Integrating, 5. Bonding
5 stages of separation in Knapp's model of interaction stages
6. Differentiating, 7. circumscribing, 8. stagnating, 9. Avoiding, 10. Terminating

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