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HD 362 -- Human Bonding Dr. Campa Fall, 2007 PRELIM TWO STUDY GUIDE The second prelim will be given in class on Tuesday, November 13 th , and you will have the entire period to work on it. It will cover lectures from September 27 th through November 8 th , and corresponding assigned readings (see below for details). The exam will contain both multiple-choice and short essay questions, and count for 25% of your course grade. In general, the questions are designed to test understanding and integration more than simple memorization (see below for examples from previous exams). On November 8 th , some time at the end of class will be reserved for answering any questions you may have about the readings or lecture material. Keep in mind that the graduate TAs are available to help during their weekly walk-in hours (see the syllabus for times and locations) and TakeNote is on reserve at Mann and Uris libraries. Exam questions may be based on any of the lecture material, but for the readings there are specific sections and issues you are advised to focus on. Questions drawn from the readings will address only the following: -------------------------------------------------------- Fletcher et al.: Be familiar with the 3 mate criteria “factors” that the authors discuss as well as the relative role of each for men and women in the selection of mates. Buss: Be familiar with hypotheses 4, 5, 6, and 9 of sexual strategies theory, and the evidence cited for each. Miller et al.: Disregarding Table 2, focus your review on the section entitled, “Evolved Sex-Distinct Mating Preferences?” L. Diamond: In theory, what are the distinct evolutionary origins of love (attachment) and sexual desire, and what are the implications regarding sexual orientation? Savin-Williams: Be familiar with the components of sexual orientation, their respective definitions, and effects on prevalence rates. Also review the section: Implications (pp. 76). Fisher: Focus your review on the introduction, which hypothesizes that three different brain systems have evolved to regulate lust (sexual passion), romantic attraction (infatuation), and attachment (pair bonding). Curtis and Wang: Focus your review on the section: Nuerochemicals involved in bonding (pp. 180-182). DePaulo & Morris: Be familiar with the reasons and evidence the authors provide to answer the question of “why singles are stigmatized” (pg. 252-253). Kurdek: You should know the 6 “Topics relevant to gay and lesbian couples,” the conclusion of each (“bottom line”) and supporting evidence for each. Brady: You will not be asked any questions about these announcements. Van Horn et al.: Your will not be asked any questions about this article. Bosson et al.:
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