Interpersonal and the Self, Day 1 Review

  • Who do we compare ourselves against when updating our self?
  • Who counts as a “significant other” from a social science perspective?
  • What are the benefits of self-disclosure?
  • What are the risks of self-disclosure?


  • Which communication constructs are used in the Johari Window?
  • What are some of the active areas of communication research on self-disclosure?
  • What are the two dimensions of disclosure according to Social Penetration Theory?