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Interpersonal Communication Relating to Others Study Set 3

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Quiz 3 :

Interpersonal Communication and Perception

Quiz 3 :

Interpersonal Communication and Perception

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When Fatima first met Katie at work,Katie seemed impatient,stressed out,and irritable.Although Katie has since adjusted and become more even-tempered,Fatima still tries to avoid her.Fatima continues to see Katie in a negative light most likely due to the __________.
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B

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Meghan anxiously awaits as her statistics professor hands back results on the last exam.As the professor approaches,Meghan notices that the he has a smile on his face.She immediately thinks to herself "I must have aced this test!" On which stage of the interpersonal perception process did Meghan end this interaction?
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B

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Reece watches a news report about a young man arrested for stealing bread and peanut butter from a local grocery store.Reece assumes that the young man had no other choice but to steal the food for survival.Using causal attribution theory,which cause does Reece attribute the man's behavior to?
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C

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What is the proper ordering of the stages we use to make sense of the various stimuli around us?
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What process is involved when we focus our attention on specific elements of our environment and ignore others?
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Alyce assumes that her classmate,Ginny,does not wash her hair and skin regularly because she always looks oily.Alyce thinks it is gross that Ginny is so unclean,and further,assumes that she is unintelligent and unfriendly.What can be used to explain Alyce's perception of Ginny?
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A recency effect occurs when we pay attention to the __________ pieces of information we receive about a person or situation.
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Mary goes to the gym to exercise after work because she says her husband,John,comes home late every night.John stays at work late because he says Mary works out every night anyway.Which principle of organizing and imposing structure is involved?
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After watching a few minutes of a new sit-com,Will determined that the comedians on the show were not particularly funny and that watching was a waste of his time.By classifying the comedians as unfunny,Will demonstrates the use of __________.
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After the first day of classes Hadya has already decided that her economics professor is strict ("He said he doesn't tolerate cell phones"),her art professor is flaky ("She came in late because she couldn't find the room"),and her communications professor is fun ("He sat on the desk and started to learn all of our names").What process has Hadya used in forming her perceptions?
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Paola went on a blind date that was set up by Jodi.After the date,Jodi called Paola to ask how it went.Paola explained that,although the date was friendly,she was not interested in seeing him again since she didn't think the relationship would last long.Paola's reasoning can best be explained by __________.
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Rex likes Karl because he thinks Karl is fun,smart,and energetic.When someone points out that Karl is a cheapskate,Rex refuses to believe it.Perhaps Rex's perception is clouded by the __________ effect.
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As a nurse,Marcus must quickly interpret a large amount of information in order to treat patients.To help in this process,Marcus creates categories and applies a familiar structure to each new piece of information he receives.Marcus is organizing information by __________.
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Uncertainty reduction can be used to reduce partner,relational,and __________ uncertainty.
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Maria is studying in the library before an exam.All of a sudden,the smell of cologne causes her to look up from her textbook.Which process of perception is most likely responsible for Maria's response to the smell?
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When we perceive elements of our environment simply because our senses are operating,we are engaged in __________ perception.
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Which is a true statement about negative feedback?
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Our tendency to put ourselves in situations that reinforce our attitudes,beliefs,values,or behaviors is known as __________.
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The theory that helps explain why Nabil's perception of Shawna's behavior differs dramatically from Benjamin's perception of that same behavior is known as __________ theory.
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The __________ indicates that people make guesses about the personalities and behaviors of others using their own ideas,expectations,and often unconscious biases.
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