TB9 SPA Lecture 1; Social psychology of language

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1. What is the situational theory of communicative conflict?

  • Equivocation occurs in response to a communicative conflict when all possible responses have negative consequences
  • Equivocation occurs prior to communicative conflicts when all possible responses have positive consequences
  • Equivocation occurs in response to a communicative conflict when all possible responses have positive consequences
  • Equivocation occurs prior to communicative conflicts when all possible responses have negative consequences
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2. What were the 4 dimensions in typology of interruptions by Roger, Bull and Smith (1988)?

  • Successful v.s unsuccessful and turn yielding v.s turn taking
  • Successful v.s turn-taking and unsuccessful v.s turn-yielding
  • Simple v.s complex and successful v.s unsuccessful
  • Simple v.s complex and turn yielding v.s turn taking

3. Which theory is communication accomodation theory based on?

  • Simulation theory
  • Communicative conflict theory
  • Communicative theory of equivocation
  • Speech accomodation theory
  • Theory theory

4. What did Duncan and Fiske (1985) find a correlation between?

  • Grammatical errors and turn-taking
  • Fillers/pauses and smooth speaker switches (a negative relationship)
  • Number of turn-yielding cues and smooth speaker switches
  • Number of hand gestures and smooth speaker switches

5. What is the main idea behind Communication Accomodation theory?

  • Individuals may be evaluated more favourably by reducing dissimilarities
  • Individuals may be evaluated more favourably by increasing dissimilarities

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