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The quantity of characteristics which are used to characterize language will vary, depending on the text referenced. Generally speaking, the following are considered common features of all...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2020 9:48 pm UTC

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Instrumental communication is a form of interpersonal communication. Instrumental communication is predicated upon relaying day to day aspects of living. Most relationships exist in the realm of...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2013 9:17 pm UTC

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This situation is an example of A, a difference in perception arising out of punctuation. According to interpersonal communication theory, people assign different causes and effects to...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2019 10:58 pm UTC

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There are at least two major factors that help to determine whether we will be effective or ineffective listeners. One is the degree to which we care about listening. The other is the extent to...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2013 11:19 pm UTC

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To try to answer your question with as much accuracy as possible, let us assume that the "deception theory" that you may be referring to is Buller and Burgoon's (1996) Interpersonal Deception...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2012 5:39 pm UTC

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The TV show "Lie to Me", as the show's website itself explains, is based on the real life stories of a true-life criminal profiler; an expert at noting the physiological changes that manifest in...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2012 6:07 pm UTC

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There are several methods by which you can counter an opening statement designed to create immediate conflict. In most cases, you can effectively re-direct the conversation to avoid the initial...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2012 5:34 pm UTC

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Interaction between two or more individuals involving name-calling and personal attacks, besides being immature, could be categorized as "incivil," "confrontational," "argumentative," or...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2013 10:20 pm UTC

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We can encounter a number of different challenges every day that affect our ability to truly listen to people. Let us look at some examples. Outside noise. This can be a serious problem as it...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2013 11:13 pm UTC

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There are at least three types of situations in which this can happen to an average person. The first type of situation is one in which we are exposed to jargon, or to the technical use of a term,...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2013 11:59 pm UTC

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The chosen method of self-disclosure is closely related to the goals of the person who is making the disclosure, which include the desired reaction on the part of the recipient(s) of the...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2019 10:08 pm UTC

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The phrase "developing a friendship" deserves a closer look. Friendships differ from acquaintances; they are lifelong sharings of this phenomenal existence, in time and space. Developing means...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2012 3:51 pm UTC

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Different textbooks and different scholars use different typologies of interpersonal communication styles. We cannot know which styles your text lists. By one typology, I would say that my...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

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There is no question that the contemporary era's multiple means of personal communication, especially social networking sites and Skype, have made long-distance relationships easier than any time...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2013 4:47 pm UTC

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The best way to avoid conflict starter statements is to think hard about what we are saying and try to avoid injecting emotion into our statement. Conflict starter statements come about when we let...

Latest answer posted May 10, 2012 12:58 am UTC

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I had never thought of studying or even reading quantum physics because I thought I just wasn't clever enough to understand that field. Then I chanced to meet a quantum physicist who studies the...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2013 2:29 pm UTC

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I believe your question refers to the concept of deception as explained in the Interpersonal Deception Theory (1998), the major criticism that the concept has received is quite understandable....

Latest answer posted April 29, 2012 6:47 pm UTC

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