Interpersonal Communication In Communication

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When examining the way social support functions for bully victims, context is prevalent. Matusnaga (2011) examines what kinds of social support behaviors help bully victims. Since being a victim of bullying is such a specific situation and context, social support needs to be granted carefully for it to be helpful to the victims. Due to the specific parameters that the interpersonal interaction is being examined, contextual theme encompasses this literature. Social Cognition In Keeley’s (2004) article, on end of life conversations, final conversations were categorized as, all interactions (verbal and nonverbal) that a participant had with a loved one that was dying, between the point of terminal diagnosis and the moment of death; and…show more content…
There are five styles of communicating romantic interest in others: traditional, physical, sincere, playful, and polite, as cited in Hall, Carter, Cody, and Albright’s (2010). Flirting styles, consciousness, and intent are all linked based off of some of the core issues concerning consciousness and intent. One of them being that more than one intention can occur during a communicative act, and the other being that, consciousness and intent can change during the act of communicating. Particularly with the playful style of flirting the intent of the flirtation may change throughout the interaction. Since, the playful flirt is not likely to seek romantic intimacy by flirting, but this intent could change during the flirting interaction if an interest is sparked (Hall et al.,…show more content…
So, seeing how flirting styles are different at school, compared to a bar, compared to at work. These environmental contexts may influence flirting behaviors and could cause individuals to adapt their style based of the different scenarios. Another aspect of research I would be interested in exploring would be stigma communication. I would be interested in looking at stigma communication through a social cognition framework. The research would be similar to what Smith did in her article, by exploring stigma communication in the context of an imaginary disease, but if I had the resources available, I would also want to conduct a brain scan and see if individual’s cognition would actually match the claimed behavior. Along with that, I would be curious to see what kinds of emotions actually come up on the scan compared to how individuals claim they feel about the

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