The Elements of Interpersonal Communication (Context of Communication: The…
The Elements of Interpersonal Communication
Source: Formulates and sends messages
Receiver: Receives and understands messages
Source-receiver: Each person is both the source and receiver
Informers: Those who share information and also reply to others
Meformers: Those who mainly give out information about themselves
I see myself to me more of an informer rather then a meformer.
Code: Putting your meanings behind your thoughts and feelings through means of sound wave, gestures, social media posts, facial expressions, or body movements.
Encoder: Those who put their meaning into code.
Messages: Signals that express your thoughts and feelings that must be sent and received.
Effect: The outcome of the messages sent.
Meta-message: A message about a message.
Feedback: Type of message that conveys information about the message you send.
Feed-forward: Conveys information about the messages before you send them.
Noise: Anything that interfere with your receiving a message.
Physical Noise: Interference that is external to both the speaker and listener.
Physiological Noise: Created by barriers within the sender or receiver. Such as impairments such as loss of vision hearing memory, or articulation problems.
Psychological Noise: Mental interference within the speaker or receiver.
Semantic Noise: Interference created when the speaker and listener have different meaning systems. This can include linguistic or dialectical differences.
Context of Communication: The environment in which communication takes place.
Physical Context: Refers to the room, workplace or outdoor place in which communication is taking place.
Social-Psychological Context: Includes the social distinctions and psychological differences between individuals.
Temporal Context: Where a particular message fits into a sequence of communication events.
Cultural Context: Consists of the rules, norms, beliefs, and attitudes of the people communicating that are passed from one generation to another.