Perception Interpersonal Communication

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How we perceive others is a major key piece to interpersonal communication. Perception is the act of apprehending and understanding things by means of the minds senses. We have four main influences on our perception. Physiological influences, Psychological Influences, Social Influences and Cultural Influences. Perception is something we do on a daily basis, we cling to first impressions, make assumptions, and many judge themselve more crucially than others. I chose a commercial from “Ameriquest” because it shows an officer making judgements on his first impression of a man and his daughter. The four stages of perception consist of stimulation, organization, evaluation, and memory. Selective perception includes selective attention and selective
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