Presentation on theme: "Chapter 7 Recap (Emotions)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Chapter 7 Recap (Emotions) Give me an example of:A meta-emotionEmotional ContagionEmotional EffectsEmotional communicationCommunicating emotionallyDefineEmotional experienceFeeling rulesBiological Theory of emotion vs. Social Interaction Theory of EmotionWhich is more concerned with subjective meaning associated with emotions?
3 Relevance to the study of interpersonal communication?
4 Self-Disclosure http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbtdtxNLh7A “…personal information, shared intentionally, that another person would have trouble finding out without being told” (p. 155).“I decided to wear pink today”“I decided to wear pink today in support of my loved ones who have battled breast cancer”Verbal behaviors (intentional)“I really have a crush on Will but no one knows because I’m afraid he won’t like me back”VERSUS“You blush every time Will comes around—you must have a crush on him!”
5 Features of self-disclosure Must be INTENTIONALWhat, how, how muchMust trust the individualHow do we know?Disclosing private informationPrivate (reflection of self-concept) vs. public (our public image)Level of risk involved -- WHY?
6 SUBJECTIVITY Private vs. Public History vs. Story More risk associated with story
7 Factors Impacting disclosure Individual differences (ties to subjectivity)The need for openness and disclosureType and life of relationship (3 patterns—p. 16o)Disclosure often levels off or decreasesFraming disclosure -- based on relationship typeExample:(8:00 mark)CultureSex and Gender
8 Principles of self-disclosure Great deal of disclosure in few interactionsUsually occurs between 2 people in close relationshipsExceptions?Ex: 3 friends discussing a break up; the bus rider phenomenonReciprocal processImmediate?Matching self-disclosure vs. concernExample: Clip (Charlotte and Miranda)Occurs over timeRelationship development linked with self-disclosure
9 Theories/models Dialectics Theory Tension – privacy vs. disclosure Four ways to address this tensionCyclic alternation (disclose or keep private at different times)Segmentation (certain topics for separate settings)Selection (choose one side; ignore the other)Integration (neutralizing—happy medium, disqualifying—taboo topics, reframing)
10 Theories/models Social Penetration Theory/Model – why is this an example of penetration theory?Breadth vs. DepthApplication Exercise #8-Part 1 (5pts): Draw your onion! Consider each level as more information. Also consider different relationships. Where would you put discussions of:Your relationship with a significant otherYour political viewsYour religious viewsYour goals and aspirationsGeneral information about your familyDetailed information about your familyDetailed information about your medical historyYour hobbies, interest, favorite thingsYour pet peeves and dislikesWhat would it take for you to peel back each layer?
11 THEORIES/MODEL Johari (Joseph + Harry) Window Four panes: Open, Hidden, Blind, and UnknownApplication Exercise #8-Part 2 (5pts): Draw out your Johari Window for these different encounters/relationships:With your parentWith your best friendWith your professor
12 Why do we self disclose?Psychological (e.g. catharsis) or physical well beingSelf awarenessRelationshipsBegin a relationshipMaintain a relationshipSatisfy expectations of a good relationshipEscalate a relationship
13 Why wouldn’t we disclose? To avoid hurt/rejectionConsider “ambushing” from our discussion on listeningTo avoid conflict/protect a relationshipTo keep image and/or individualityTo reduce stress
14 How to effectively self-disclose Owning (I-Statements)HonestyConsistencyNon-distracting verbal cuesRelevancy (consider the context)To situation and conversationRisks vs. Benefits analysisPredict reactions/responses (of the receiver) and effects (on the relationship)AppropriatenessAmount, type, receiver
15 Group DiscussionGet in groups for discussion; active discussion part of class participation/attendanceOne person—take notes about discussion. Is self-disclosure necessary? Why or why not?Is privacy more important? Why or why not?Tie both to interpersonal communicationWhat is your view on technology and how it has impacted self-disclosure?Do you think there has been a positive or negative effect? Explain.Provide examplesHow do those “effects” impact interpersonal communication?
16 Group Film Analysis Discuss groups Proposal Form Due: March 24th/25th Form on Faculty Webpage
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