Communicative chauvinism: the belief that everyone else thinks and acts as we do. Communication is the discriminatory response of an organism to a stimulus. Communication is an effort after meaning , a creative act initiated by an individual in which one seeks to discriminate and organize cues so as to orient oneself in one"s environment and satisfy one"s changing needs. Speech communication is a human process through which we make sense out of the world and share that sense with others. Communication: the transmission of information, ideas, emotions, skills, etc. by the use of symbols. Communication is a process by which a source transmits a message to a receiver through some channel. Communication is a process, and not just reduced to a communications product such as magazine or a television program. Broad definitions, none that are right/wrong, how we interpret these definitions. Communication: the process whereby humans collectively create and regulate social reality.