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Unformatted text preview: -Give Lectures-Answer Questions-Assign Grades Other Limits To Role Theory-Roles do provide shortcuts to familiarity but they are superficial o Who is the person behind the role? o Adults pay multiple roles-Roles are most salient in formal relationships o Less so for informal ones, e.g. friendships, where they are fewer shortcuts to familiarity Reinforcement Theory -Assumptions: people make rational choices. o Approach and avoidance-Key concepts: negative vs. positive reinforcement, benefits and costs-Examples: Verplunkes experiment on opinion expressing-Limits: extrinsic vs. intrinsic motivation...
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- Fall '08