Attraction

Attraction - Romantic Relationships Attraction...

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Romantic Relationships Attraction Relationships, Love and Sex Breakups
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Attraction Propinquity Effect : the finding that the more we see and interact with people, the more likely they are to become our friends. Festinger, Schacter & Bach, 1950 - Westgate West apartment buildings (functional distance). Bossard, 1932 - Philedelphia marriages. Ebbesen, Kjos & Konecni, 1976 - Effect of propinquity on disliking.
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Attraction Mere Exposure Effect : the finding that the more exposure we have to a stimulus, the more we are apt to like it. Zajonc, 1968 - Words, Nonsense Syllables, Calligraphy Saegert, 1973 - Kool-Aid test. Moreland & Beach, 1992 - Exposure in class.
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Attraction But, too much exposure might have negative consequences.
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Similarity : Do opposites attract? Newcomb, 1961 - Random assignment of rooming (illusory similarity). Tom Boyden, 1984 - Similarity and gay men. Felmee, 1995 - First attraction and break-up. Exception: Envy and Self-Esteem Maintenance Tesser (1984) We tend to pick friends who are as accomplished as we are, but in different domains. Tesser (1980) Sons tend to have closer relationships
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Graham during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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