The Nature of Interpersonal Communication 1.2 (Varied Forms (Terms…
The Nature of Interpersonal Communication 1.2
The verbal and nonverbal interaction between two interdependent people (sometimes more).
Involves Interdependent Individulas
Usually dyadic in nature
actions of one person have consequences for the other person
Ex: Mother to child, sister to sister, friend to friend
Takes place in and effects all relationships
facebook, instagram, twitter
Exists on Continuum
Ex: Server and Customer
Ex: Longtime Lovers
Verbal and Nonverbal Messages
Words that are spoken
interact with friends
interact with family
Does not take place in real time.
Through instant messaging, you interact online (essentially) in real time.
at the same time that you send messages, you're also receiving messages from your own communications and from the reactions of the other person