GenPsych - Ch13 Social2

GenPsych - Ch13 Social2 - Lecture Outline Attraction, Love,...

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Lecture Outline Attraction, Love, and Relationships. Social Influences on Behavior. Norms and roles. Conformity. Compliance Obedience. Altruism. Interpersonal Attraction Proximity. We like/love those who are physically close to us. Similarity. We spend time with those who have similar backgrounds or who share our attitudes, values, and interests. We tend to pick partners of “similar value.” As defined, to a great extent, by the culture. Physical Attractiveness. Plays a role even in non-romantic relationships. Attractive people are generally treated better than others, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. Love and Marriage: Time Course in Long-Term Relationships Romantic love Companionate love
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Maintaining Relationships Most marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. The viability of a relationship is a function of: The outcome of the partners’ evaluation of the costs and benefits of staying in the relationship. Avoiding negative reciprocity.
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