ISS 1161 Final Exam

 

 

Chapter 7

 

Dynamics of Interpersonal Communication - SIX ELEMENTS

 

Non-Verbal Commmunication

 

Proxemics

 

Paul Ekman's research on facial expression

 

Norms that govern the display of emotions

 

Eye Contact

 

Paralanguage

 

Polygraphs

 

Empathy

 

Characteristics of good communication skills

 

Self-disclosure

 

Effective listening

 

Communication apprehension

 

Eric Bern's theories

 

Collusion

 

Motivational distortion

 

Styles of Managing conflict

 

Empathy

 

Aggressiveness

 

Assertiveness

 

 

Chapter 8

 

Proximity

 

Familiarity

 

Resource exchange

 

Physical attractiveness research

 

Matching Hypothesis

 

Evolutionary Psychologist's explanation of seeking a mate

 

Personality Similarity and Marriage

 

Social exchange theory

 

Sternberg's theory of love

 

Exchange and communal relationships

 

Research on Friendship

 

Gender differences in same-gender friendships

 

Myths about falling in love

 

Hazan and Shaver's research on attachment

1. Secure

2. Avoidant

3. Anxious-ambivalent

 

Bartholomew’s modified model of attachment

 

Research on loneliness and shyness

 

 

 

Chapter 9

 

Factors in marital success

 

Trends in age of first marriage

 

Factors affecting commitment in marriage

 

Challenges to traditional model of marriage

 

Gender differences on desired qualities of marital partners

 

Stimulus-value-role theory

 

Attributions of distressed spouses

 

 

Chapter 10

 

Distinction between sex and gender

 

Gender roles

 

Gender stereotypes

 

Gender differences in various abilities

 

Gender differences in aggression

 

Economic discrimination against women

 

 

Chapter 12

 

Predictors of Occupational Status

 

Occupational Interest Inventories and What they tell you

 

Criticisms of Occupational Inventories

 

Holland's theories of vocational choice

 

 

Chapter 13

 

Issues in sexuality research

 

Sexual identity

 

Body image

 

Sexual orientation

 

Children's attitudes towards sex

 

Results of open communication between parents and children about sex

 

Sources of sexual informaton

 

Research findings on exposure to erotic materials and pornography

 

Well know sexuality researchers

 

Sexual communication between partners

 

Gender differences in sexual socialization

 

Gender differences in sexual response

 

 

Chapter 14

 

Threats to societal health

 

Chronic diseases

 

Environmental toxins

 

Characteristics of Type A behavior and health

 

Stress and the immune system

 

Explanations for self-destructive behavior

 

Smoking and health

 

Effects of alcohol on behavior

 

The need to take increased amounts of a drug for the same effect

 

Personality factors in reporting more symptoms of illnesses