COM 200 WEEK 2 ASSIGNMENT - Language Style Matching

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Language Style MatchingRaquisoa JamesComm 200 InterpersonalTicey HosleyAugust 20, 2011From time to time written communication is more real than a spoke discussion because you have time to think about what to write. Since LSM measure of the degree to which two people in a conversation subtly matches each other's speaking or writing style. It's fair to agree that people naturally match their language styles to knowledge, or mutual ground, to be used successfully. For instance, even though me and my best friend work in two totally different office building we would fairly correspondingly use very different content words during a conversation about our days at work, however, our choice of words would be similar to the extent that being friends we both like and understand one another. "Unconscious verbal coordination of this sort, dubbed language-style matching by the researchers, signifies not how much two people like each other but how much each is paying attention to what the other says" Bower, B. (2010, November). Do you think the results provide by the Language Style Matching website are accurate? Why or why not? My LSM score was with my husband using a recent IM's thread. Our LSM score was 0.86 which is considerably above average, which I guess specifies that we are well-suited. I like to think that our average score makes it appealing accurate. I tend believe that individuals who speak in similar styles are well-matched. Below I have provided our

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