Communication Theory

Intrapersonal Communication

Intrapersonal Communication

What is Intrapersonal Communication? There is some debate as to whether intrapersonal communication is truly communication or not because it doesn’t exactly fit our traditional definition of communication.  To define intrapersonal communication is a bit of a challenge as there is really only one “person” involved, and consequently, labeling the communication process becomes a bit skewed when considering who is… Read more →

Communication Styles

Communication Styles

The Different Types of Communication Styles Today we’re going to discuss the different communication styles and how they affect our interpersonal relationships.  We’ll look at some different ways of categorizing these types of communications styles and we’ll learn about our own dominant style. When discussing communication theory, personality traits and behaviors all seem to get thrown into the mix.  The… Read more →

Barriers to Communication

Barriers to Communication

If you’ve ever travelled to a foreign country or even if you’ve met someone who didn’t speak your language and tried to talk to him or her, you have experienced some challenging barriers to communication.  What exactly happens in a situation such as this?  Let’s try to put it into terms that we learned in the Communication Process article. A… Read more →