Chapter 2 Part2 Cst110

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  • 1. Chapter 2, part 2 Self, Perception, and Communication
  • 2. Psychological Safety and Risk
    • Psychological risk taking a change on something new (activities or ideas); helps to improve self-concept
  • 3. The Map is Not the Territory
    • The maps or ideas of that places that you carry with you are ONLY YOUR INTERPRETATION of a place, thing, etc it is NOT the actual thing.
    • Have you ever though back on a past relationship and only remembered the good times even if there were bad times also? Traveling what do you remember about a place?
  • 4. The Map is Not the Territory
    • Your maps are often distorted because you may jump to conclusions because of your experiences, the labels you put on people/ things, only see what you want to see
  • 5. The Map is Not the Territory
    • You cannot possibly see and experience EVERYTHING about a person/place
    • You react to things FROM the maps you have created
    • No two people can have exactly the same maps
    • As you grow, your maps must change
    • The maps do not represent who you are
  • 6. The Internet, Self, and Communication
    • You have the choice to represent your true or map up and alternate person have you ever done this? Why / why not?
    • The internet gives us the change to be invisible how could this affect self-concept?
    • Some may provide deeper / faster disclosure on-line than in real life
  • 7. Perception
    • How you look at others and the world around you
    • Psychological set you always have expectations before you see/confront something and this greatly colors how you perceive/see something. Do you see something as frightening? Happy? Difficult? This information comes from your background and experiences
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  • 12. The Perceptual Process
    • Your perception not only affects you interactions with others but your responses to the world around you
    • Thee-step process:
    • Select the information
    • Organize the information
    • Interpret the information
    • We all select, organize, and interpret in different ways
  • 13. Deletions, Distortions, and Generalizations
    • Deletions erasing information; your senses are limited; you may delete because of your beliefs
    • Distortions bending information as you see it; you only see a small part; you may change to fit your already held beliefs
    • Generalizations drawing conclusions from only a little bit of information
    • All future experiences are filtered through your beliefs
  • 14. Perceptual Filters
    • Limitations that result from the lens in which you see the world through
    • This comes from you upbringing, culture, beliefs, sex, education, etc
  • 15. Adjusting to Perceptual Influences
    • You draw your reality of people and the world from your perceptions and the conclusions you draw from them
    • Objective reality the actual
    • Subjective reality your personal ideas and conclusions
    • In text - ways to cut down on negative effects on perception