Lecture 4-10 (Relationship Development and Formation)

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SPCM 1500 4/10/12 Relationship Formation and Development Predictors of Affiliation Propinguity (space) Proximity Workplace romance Dillar – 1/3 rd of the workforce have been in a workplace relationship Another 1/3 rd knew about one Long distance relationships 21% of face-to-face relationships end after 3 months 37% of long distance relationships end after 3 months Lack of physical contact Attitude Similarity Byrne’s bogus pipeline Had people fill out questionnaire on social attitudes - Matched them with fictional partners who “agreed” with 0%, 33%, 66% and 100% of the participant’s attitude. Sunnafrank Byrne’s survey questions sucked. Sunnafrank rewrote the survey. Social attitudes are unimportant in relationships at the beginning, but they are important in making the relationship last. Homogeny v. Heterogamy
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Unformatted text preview: Homogeny – similar attitudes Heterogamy – differing attitudes Physical Attractiveness Matching – relationship between people of the same attractiveness Maximizing – less attractive in a relationship with more attractive Feingold did a meta-analysis (look at every study on a particular topic and compile them) There are no studies on homosexual relationships Female – Female friendship almost never maximize Need Complementary Opposites attract 2 examples Sexual preference in a heterosexual romantic relationship Occasionally happens if the dominant and submissive levels of 2 people is high Familiarity Mere exposure effect – zajonc You’re at a party and the only person you know is someone you don’t like. You talk to them anyway...
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