Pysch 230 Final Quiz 6

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According to Sternberg's love triangles, what term is used for the absence of the three building blocks of love?
A. Jealousy
B. Unrequited love
C. Nonlove
D. Manic love

C. Nonlove

In long lasting healthy relationships, the description of a couple's love for each other is not likely to vary over the span of their relationships.
TRUE or FALSE?

False

Passionate love is more valued in individualistic cultures than in collectivist cultures.
TRUE or FLASE

True

What is "passion" according to Sternberg's research?
A. It involves feelings of closeness, connectedness, and bonding n a loving relationship
B. It is sparked by physical attraction and sexual desire driving a person to pursue a romantic relationship
C. It is a set f behaviors used to forge close relationships throughout the lifespan.
D. All of these

B. It is sparked by physical attraction and sexual desire driving a person to pursue a romantic relationship

According to Sternberg, what differentiates romantic love from other kinds of love?
A. Intimacy
B. Passion
C. Commitment
D. Jealousy

B. Passion

Research has found that age and relationship length are both positively related to intimacy and commitment.
TRUE or FALSE?

True

In which of the following countries is it most likely for a person to think first of how a mate would be received by family and friends over one's own sense of romance?
A. Mexico
B. China
C. United States
D. France

China

People use their body language to reveal their level of attraction when meeting someone for their first time
TRUE or FALSE?

True

Research has found a strong correlation between intimacy and the ability to do what?
A.Compromise
B. Show affection
C. Self-disclose
D. Be assertive

C. Self- disclose

When a person is in love, his or her body releases the drug pheylethylamine which is also found in which of the following?
A. Alcohol
B. Chocolate
C. Heroine
D. Breast milk

B. Chocolate

Lott and Lott found that children who were rewarded continually by their teachers came to like their classmates more than children who were not rewarded. What theory of love does this research finding reflect?
A. Evolutionary
B. Cognitive
C. Behavioral reinforcement
D. Physiological arousal

C. Behavioral reinforcement

Which of following countries tends to the lowest degree of conflict in intimate relationships?
A.France
B. United States
C. Japan
D. Brazil

A. France

What is the term used to describe the set of behaviors developed in adolescence that we used to forge close relationships throughout our lives?
A. Intimacy repertoire
B. Attachment style
C. Relationship roles
D. Loves styles

A. Intimacy repertoire

A person is more likely to be jealous in situations where his/her partner is flirting with someone who has characteristics similar to their own.
TRUE or FALSE?

False

In his observations of heterosexual strangers in bar situations, Perper found if people were mutually attracted to each other the first indication was what?
A. They turn their bodies more toward each other until they are facing each other
B. Their facial expressions and posture starts to mirror each other
C. One will casually lean against the other to create minimal body contact
D. The man typically indicates physical contact by touching the arm of the female

A. They turn their bodies more toward each other until they are facing each other

Research on heterosexual couples has found that men rate female-female sexual infidelity as the least jealously producing.
TRUE or FALSE?

True

According to Sternberg, what best describes intimacy?
A. It involves feelings of closeness, connectedness, and bounding in a loving relationship
B. It is sparked by physical attraction and sexual desire driving a person to pursue a romantic relationship
C. It is the short term decision to love someone and the long term decision to maintain that love
D. It is one of the first elements to build in a relationship but also one of the first to fade as the relationship continues

A. It involves feelings of closeness, connectedness, and bounding in a loving relationship

One's culture has a more powerful impact on love beliefs than one's gender.
TRUE or FALSE?

True

More men than women report "hooking up" behavior on college campuses.
TRUE or FALSE?

False

Thao thinks Nick may like him because they have made prolonged eye contact several times during class. Thao finds himself grabbing an extra soda for Nick, offering him help on his homework and spending time hanging out after class with him. As he thinks about this, he realizes he is falling for Nick. What theory does this best exemplify?
A. Behavioral reinforcement
B. Cognitive
C. Physiological arousal
D. Evolutionary

B.Cognitive

By what age is a child's attachment style typically established?

9 months

Brian and Ann have been married for over 20 years and they describe their feelings for each other as intimate, trusting, loyal, and romantic. What term best describes their love?
A. Romantic love
B. Passionate love
C. companionate love
D. Sacrificial love

C. Companionate love

What area(s) have been studied related to loss of love?
A. attachment style
B. Physiological responses
C. Brain activity
D. All of these

D. All of these

Which theory of love suggests that we are likely to become attracted to someone we think likes us?
A. Proximity theory
B. Cognitive theory
C. Evolutionary theory
D. Behavioral theory

B. Cognitive theory

When it comes to choosing an ideal mate, what does the most current research show?
A. Both men and women rate physical attractiveness as the most important feature in finding a romantic partner
B. Heterosexual men rate educational achievement higher than heterosexual women do
C. Heterosexual women and men rate financial stability as an important factor in attraction
D. There is significant variation across cultures in what characteristics are desired in an ideal mate

C. Heterosexual women and men rate financial stability as an important factor in attraction

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