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Interpersonal Com Ch9&10
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What is propinquity
Refers to geographic closeness
Will you tend to be attracted to those who you around more often as opposed to those you are around less?
You will be attracted to those you are around more often
What is mere exposure factor?
Repeated contact with someone will usually increase our liking
what is demographic similarity?
Similar age, sex, race, education, religion, social class
Does research support that similarity increases attraction?
is the phrase "opposites attract" true?
what is the effect that relates to demographic similarity?
the BOF effect-birds of a feather flock together
What are the three qualifications of the BOF effect?
1-percieved similarity does not equal ACTUAL similarity
2-only applies if it is a quality you like about someone
3-Different types of similarity influence attraction differently
Will you over for under estimate similarity with an attractive person?e
What are three basic types of similarity?
1-atttitude-music,restaurant basic shit
3-Values-morals and ethics
What did neimeyer and mitchell examine?
intial attraction and long term attraction
What do neimeyer and mitchell say that the best predictor of initial attraction is?
What is the best predictor of long term attraction and relational stability?
personality and value similarity
What was the study of the teachers who predict that the students who were more attractive will be smarter show?
that we respond more favorably to attractive people
which couples are judged more seriously in love?
What happens to attractive women
better psychologically and emotionally early in life then worse off when they get ugly later in life
What is the latest finding on botox?
They have reduced empathy
Are men or women judged more on appearance?
Are men or women more likely to admit the importance of physical attractiveness
What is the defining moment in relationships?
when u find out they like you too-RECIPROCAL LIKING
Are you more likely to end up with someone out of your league or nah
nah-always stay in ur league-if ur a 5 you marry a 5
What are the 2 components of liking?
2)Respect-Admiration for partners characteristics
What are the 3 components of loving?
1)Attatchment-desire to be in other's presence
2)caring-need to give love
3)Intimacy-Overall bond/link to someone
What are the 4 types of relationships?
What is an example of NO liking but Loving
Lisa and the gold chain. Steve loved her but sense of admiration/respect went away
What do social exchange theorists view interpersonal relationships as?
An economic exchange of resources
What are the 6 root assumptions
1)Relationships are defined by outcome
3)Stick around if it is profitable
4)Exchange of rewards
5)Value of resources
6)Distribution of resources is rarely symmetrical
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