Dan Canary, Michael Cody, and Valarie Manusov Interpersonal Communication:
A Goal-Based 4th Edition
Cody et al. book is important social scientific research. This book
helps to provide the empirical data to support or deny interpersonal
communication theories. Here are some of the important areas from each
chapter that you should definitely know for the exam. However, this
list is not exclusive.
Chapter 1- the
definition of interpersonal communication and the assumptions its
based on, the definition of goals and the seven properties of goals
that relate to interpersonal communication, and the three types of
interpersonal goals, communication competence.
Chapter 2-, person perception, confirming/disconfirming, illocutinary acts, individual differences
(not many Q from this chapter)
Chapter 3- Definition
of non-verbal communication, the seven types of non-verbals (know
vis-a-vis lecture Kinesics, Proximics, Paralinguistics), non-verbals
and culture, 5 functions of non-verbal behavior, models on non-verbal
intimacy and immediacy.
Chapter 5 -Cognition and attribution sections, stereotypes, expectancies,
four types of schemata, the four important cognitive processes: stereotypes [from lecture: schema (person,
role, self), scripted behavior, mindfulness/mindlessness]
Chapter 14- Why
study individual differences?, Machiavellian Behavior, Self Monitoring
Behavior, Locus of control, Cognitive Complexity, Argumentativeness,
Communication Apprehension, loneliness, narcissism .