CMN 2130: Lecture #4 Jan 18th 2013
Interpersonal comm and emotion:
Connecting heart to heart self and emotion
How we influence how we feel
Common sense theory of emotion
James Lange Theory of Emotion:
Physiological response determines emotional response
Self esteem: your selfworth
Your evaluation of your worth or value as reflected in your perception of such things as your skills, abilities,
talents and appearance.
Social comparison helps to measure how well you are doing compared to others.
Self concept vs SelfEsteem:
Through your self concept, you describe who you are
Through your self esteem you evaluate who you are
Life Position Eric Berne:
Describes our sense of worth and of others.
1. Im OK, youre OK
2. I m OK, youre not OK
3. Im not OK, you’re O