Using jargon or complex terms can contribute to _____________________ noise.
______is the verbal and nonverbal communication that takes place between two interdependent people.
c. Interpersonal communication
Which of the following examples of communication falls on the most impersonal side of the continuum?
a. a cashier and customer talking
b. a supervisor and employee talking
c. a mother and daughter talking
d. two neighbors talking
_______________ refers to the act of producing messages, whereas _____________________ is the act of understanding them.
a. Person-focused, message-focused
b. Source, receiver
c. Feedfoward, feedback
d. Encoding, decoding
In a _____________________ relationship, the two individuals mirror each other.
Which of the following is an example of feedback?
a. Trying to understand a nonverbal gesture
b. Yawning when an instructor is lecturing
c. Being confused by an unfamiliar word in a lecture
d. Deciding how to phrase a question
All of the following are true about the transactional process of interpersonal communication EXCEPT:
a. The elements are interdependent.
b. It’s always changing.
c. It’s a linear process.
d. Each person acts as a speaker and a listener.
The principle of _____________________ states that messages often have more than one meaning.
“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” exemplifies the principle of
Sally Ann had a bad cell phone connection and couldn’t understand the directions her friend was trying to tell her. This is an example of __________ noise.