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11) ________ is the process that occurs when we remember things we want to remember and forget or repress things that are uncomfortable, or unpleasant, or unimportant to us. A) Selective attention B) Selective exposure C) Selective recall D) Thin slicing 12) Observing a small slice of someone's behaviour and then making a generalization based.
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122) Describe the three ways of being self-aware. 123) Name and briefly describe the three components of the self identified by William James. 124) When are we most likely to incorporate the comments of others into our self-concepts? 125) What are the factors that shape the development of your self-concept? Briefly describe and.
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51) A way to avoid static evaluation is to A) index statements. B) use words the receiver will interpret similarly to you. C) date your observations. D) avoid stereotyping. 52) "You never listen to my suggestions," is an example of which word barrier? A) allness B) lack of clarity C) indexing. D) polarization 53) People who use either/or language or.
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41) Which statement is NOT an accurate description of the concept of personality? Your personality A) influences how you behave. B) is influenced by genetics–traits you inherit from your ancestors. C) is developed entirely by the time you are five. D) is a term that describes the way you react in situations. 42) All of.
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  The following are statements that describe "Debate". Match the statements with the comparable statements that describe "Dialogue". a. There is one right answer, and you have it. b. The goal is to win. c. The focus is on combat; prove that you are right and the other person is wrong. d. Search for weakness.
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91) To help your partner become more other-oriented in the assertiveness process, you A) identify effects. B) wait. C) describe how you view the situation. D) should be aggressive with him/her. 92) To help build empathy and avoid lengthy harangues, A) describe how you view the situation. B) reflect content. C) wait. D) disclose your feelings. 93) "When you don't.
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94) Identify and describe the three stages of the interpersonal perception process and give an example of each stage. 95) Explain selective attention, selective exposure, and selective recall and their effects on how we perceive. 96) Discuss the three methods by which we organize the information we take in and support your.
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71) Your roommate spends several minutes detailing the reasons s/he did not meet you for lunch according to the plans you had made. You start tuning out her lengthy explanations. Which of the barriers to accurate perception is influencing you?  A) oversimplifying B) imposing consistency C) overgeneralizing D) negative focus 72) The barrier to.
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91) The "Sociocommunicative Orientation" test by McCroskey and Richmond is a tool to assess A)  your need for control and your need for inclusion. B) your dominant strategies for improving your self-esteem. C) your style of communication on the assertiveness and responsiveness dimensions. D) your willingness to communicate. 92) Purposefully providing information to others.
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61) When we base an explanation about another person's behaviour based on his or her age, we are experiencing which of the barriers to accurate perception? A) irrelevancy B) self-serving bias C) ignoring information D) negative focus 62) Based on your acquaintance with one member of the campus Camera Club, you draw conclusions about.
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1) How do we spend most of our communication? A) speaking B) reading C) writing D) listening 2) Typical North Americans spend how much of their time each day listening? A) 9% B) 30% C) 45% D) 16% 3) The communication area in which people receive most of their training is A) listening. B) reading. C) writing. D) speaking. 4) When you have to leave.
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11) The theory stating that "as a society we are bound together because of our common use of symbols" is known as A) symbolic interaction. B) linguistic determinism. C) referent interaction. D) bypassing. 12) The theory of symbolic interaction illuminates A) how language determines or influences thoughts or perceptions. B) how we use our common understanding of.
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61) Which is an accurate statement regarding your self-concept and self-esteem? A) They affect your ability to be sensitive to others, and affect your overall expectations through the self-fulfilling prophecy, but do not affect your interpretation of messages or your communication style. B) They do not affect your ability to be sensitive.
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71) A manipulative person A) is controlling. B) considers the uniqueness of each individual. C) has hidden agendas. D) is rigid in his/her thinking. 72) The words amazed, ambivalent, sentimental, and vulnerable are all examples of A) neutral terms. B) positive terms. C) negative terms. D) genuine terms. 73) "When you forgot my birthday, I felt like crumbs swept.
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107) A tangential response A) presents nonverbal messages that are inconsistent with verbal messages. B) involves the other person making an incoherent response. C) acknowledges you, but indicates the other person wasn't really attending to your message. D) distances the other person from you. 108) "One tends to have difficulty coping with all of the.
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132) How does your self-esteem affect how you interpret the messages of others? 133) Describe Will Schutz's three primary social needs and provide examples for each. 134) Describe your own communication style, focusing on the two primary dimensions that underlie how we interact with others. 135) How does one's self-esteem affect his or.
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87) Responses that cause others to value themselves more are A) confirming responses. B) evaluative statements. C) disconfirming responses. D) descriptive statements. 88) Confirming by responding directly to what someone else says is called a A) direct acknowledgment. B) compliment. C) supportive response. D) clarifying response. 89) An agreement about another person's judgments A) acknowledges the person is important. B) confirms the.
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61) Rather than using words like mailman, chairman or alderman A) substitute the word "woman." B) use words that are not gender specific. C) use appropriate labels when you know the gender of the subject. D) use the word "one." 62) Using nonsexist language A) does not necessarily reflect nonsexist attitudes. B) such as stewardess and mankind.
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21) "MRRY ChRSTMS!" exemplifies what type of organizing? A) linking B) selecting C) superimposing D) seeking closure 22) You are talking to a friend about your problem partner. After a break in the conversation, your friend started talking about a recent movie. You are hurt because the topic was switched. This exemplifies differences in A) selective.
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51) When we are attempting to determine if a person's actions are caused by a circumstance, a stimulus, or a person, we are using which theory? A) causal attribution theory B) correspondent inference theory C) indirect perception checking D) implicit personality theory 52) Which perception theory identifies the circumstance, a stimulus, or.
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97) Through compliments we A) confirm that another person is worth our time and trouble. B) affirm a person's sense of taste and judgement. C) affirm people's sense of worth. D) confirm another person's right to his or her feelings. 98) "That shirt you're wearing is a great colour for you." This is the confirming.
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81) When you blame the other person and assume that the cause of the problem was something personally controllable rather than something uncontrollable, you are A) overgeneralizing B) oversimplifying C) making a fundamental attribution error D) avoiding responsibility 82) The tendency to perceive our own behaviour as more positive than others' behaviour is called A).
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  Match the definition on the left with the term on the right. A) values B) self-esteem C) beliefs D) self-awareness E) attitudes F) behaviors G) self-concept 107) learned predisposition to respond to a person, object, or idea in a favorable unfavorable way 108) a person's subjective description of who he or she is 109) your evaluation of your worth or.
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41) Foul language or words that insult religious or ethnic cultures exemplify which type of listening barrier? A) unchecked emotions B) focus on personal agenda C) information overload D) external noise 42) You recognize that emotional noise is interfering with your efforts to listen. How can you overcome this barrier? A) focus on the message B) become.
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  Match the terms on the left with Schutz' interpersonal need on the right. A) control B) inclusion C) attention D) love E) affection 115) belonging, togetherness, acceptance 116) influence, stability, predictability 117) support, warmth, intimacy Match the description on the left with the appropriate title of the pane in the Johari Window. A) hidden B) blind C) unaware D) absent E) open F) unknown 118) known.
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67) Knowing why you are listening can help you to A) listen to challenging material. B) transform listening barriers. C) determine your listening goal. D) respond actively. 68) Listening to entertaining material may NOT be helpful when A) determining listening goals. B) transforming listening barriers. C) desiring to respond actively. D) trying to sharpen your listening skills. 69) Listening effectively.
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1) ________ is the process of understanding or making sense of sensory experiences.. A) Empathy B) Perception C) Interaction D) Interpersonal perception 2) Perception is defined as A) the process of understanding or making sense of sensory experiences. B) selecting, organizing and interpreting our observations. C) directing attention to specific stimuli. D) ignoring specific stimuli. 3) ________ is the process.
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77) Passive listeners are characterized by A) the fact that they are constantly listening. B) a lack of behaviours that lets speakers know they are listening. C) their willingness to eavesdrop. D) their "other-oriented" ability. 78) Active listeners are characterized by A) their frozen expressions. B) their self orientation. C) their mental, verbal, and non-verbal responsiveness. D) their ability.
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117) The process of evaluating and sorting good information from less useful or valid information is called A) evaluation. B) speculating. C) feedback. D) information triage. 118) A fact is something that has been directly observed or proven to be true, whereas an inference is A) a conclusion based on partial information or speculation. B) something proven.
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21) In general, the more ________ the language, the easier it is for others to understand. A) abstract B) concrete C) denotative D) powerful 22) If you can see it, touch it, smell it, taste it, or hear it, then a word refers to something that is A) connotative. B) concrete. C) ambiguous. D) affective. 23) Which of the following.
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41) A/n ________ is a bipolar quality that we use to classify people. A) construct B) attribute C) impression D) implicit personality theory 42) The specific qualities or attributes we associate with each person we know are called A) attributes. B) constructs. C) the horn effect. D) personal constructs. 43) To attribute a number of positive qualities to individuals we.
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127) Describe Eric Berne's four life positions. 128) What is "facework'? 129) Provide an example of how self-talk might help you enhance your self-esteem. Describe the positive scene. 130) Define and compare the concepts of self-concept and self-esteem. 131) Compare a specific-other perspective to a generalized-other perspective. .
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31) How we interpret what we experience is called A) bypassing. B) world view. C) high-context. D) linguistic determinism. 32) Bypassing, static evaluation and allness are A) ways to make words more positive. B) examples of the levels of abstraction. C) barriers created by language. D) how we interpret what we experience. 33) When you and your cousin arrange to.
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  Match the listening barrier from the list to the correct method for overcoming the barrier. All items in the listening barriers are used at least once. a.Information overload b.Criticizing the speaker c.External noise d.Being self-absorbed e.Unchecked emotions f.Shifting Attention 57) Consciously become aware of self focus, shift attention. 58) Mentally summarize the message. 59) Use self talk to manage.
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