A perception check is a message that is used
to test the accuracy of your understanding of a person’s nonverbal cues
Failure to notice a typing error or misspelling in a research paper you have written for a class follows along with the idea that our perceptions are limited due to our
If Sally believes in the importance of education, then the grades she earns at school are more likely to affect her
If a woman wearing scrubs walks into your hospital room, you may recognize her as a “nurse” according to the principle of
If you believe you will do well on this test, and you talk yourself into doing well, some of that success can be attributed to
In individualistic cultures, the _____ is valued more than the .
Jarod is comfortable posting personal information on Facebook about his sexual orientation, his political philosophy, and even his likes/dislikes.According to the text, which human factor of social media is he engaged in?
Shellie will experience _____ if she believes she is an athletic person even though in reality she is bad in sports.
The process of selectively attending to, organizing, and interpreting theinformation that we receive through our senses is called
The theory thatexplains why people monitor their social environments in order to know more about themselves and others and to feel more comfortable in a situation is
uncertainty reduction theory
A culture that values personal achievement, voicing one’s opinion, freedom, and self-expression is
A culture that is comfortable with few rules, unpredictability, and multiple perspectives of “truth” is
a low uncertainty avoidance culture
Groups of people who display dramatically different attitudes, values, beliefs, and customs than the majority in the culture are
Believing that your culture is better than another is known as
Joel, the captain of his debate team, feels like he let the team down when they got third place, even though he scored high in individual points. Joel is probably a member of
a collectivist culture
Kyle is always on time for meetings, follows plans, and meets his deadlines. What is his time orientation?
What is not true about intercultural communication?
Every interaction between people from different cultures is an example of intercultural communication
Which co-cultural identification is based upon being biologically different from each other and being socialized differently throughout life?
Which generation is known for a high sense of morality, an appreciation of diversity, and for being put on pedestals by their parents?
Which generation is known for being latch-key kids, self-sufficient, creative, and technologically savvy?
If you are afraid to fly, the word “airplane” will have a certain _____ meaning that might include negative feelings.
If you were to comment about your pet’s health and then your mother followed up with a comment about cleaning out the garage, she would most likely be violating the
Jeffrey tells Karin that it is “hot outside.” Karin does not know from this message the exact temperature. This is an example of how language can be
Linguistic sensitivity is using language that
avoids language that offends
includes inclusive language
all of the above
One explanation for the creation of new words such as “blogosphere” is that language changes occur because of the need to
talk about new inventions or ideas
Saying, “I don’t know what it’s like now, but when I attended JFK High School ten years ago, it was one of the top schools in the state,” is using
Saying, “Smythe, a female doctor, had a great deal of influence on the treatment of HIV,” is an example of
The comment, “Professors are so absentminded! Oh, you’re a professor? How often do you lose your keys? Must be a lot!” is an example of:
The sequence “restaurant, ethnic restaurant, an Italian restaurant, The Pasta Palace Restaurant” illustrates the principle of
level of specificity
When we talk about the rules or the structure of a language, we are referring to
syntax and grammar
According to Mehrabian (1972), how much of a message’s meaning is communicated nonverbally?
A violation of expectations regarding personal space may result in
claims of sexual harassment
an uncomfortable feeling
all of the above
During her presentation, Kia often used “um,” “er,” and “like,” which all are considered to be
All of the following elements influence communication; however, _____ may stimulate both emotional and physical reactions.
In what culture might you hear a parent utter the following? “Look at me when I’m talking to you.”
Putting your notebook away while the professor is still talking to signal she has gone overtime is an example of using nonverbal communication as a way to
Usually, the person in authority in a situation will be the first to initiate
When a person’s verbal and nonverbal cues contradict each other, it is important to
use the skill of perception checking
Which of the following is an example of “paralanguage”?
saying one word in a sentence louder than others
____ value touching more than _____ do.