Chapter 7 Notes - Chapter 7: Love & Intimacy...

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Phenylethylamine is relesased by brain, increases dopamine levels, associate as love. o Also in chocolate Contemporary Society and Media o Reinforces the “need” to be ‘in love’ o May be carried over from adolescence Ex. Disney movies The Forms of Love Romantic o Passionate Sexual desire Physical attraction Idealized Companionate (conjugal) o Deep Affection Attachment Intimacy Trust Loyalty Colors of Love John Allan Lee (1974, 1998) o Six basic ways (“colors”) to love o Lovers with compatible love styles will be happier with each other than incompatible styles Love Triangles Robert Sternberg (1998, 1999) Three elements – Passion, Intimacy Companionate Where Does Love Come From? Behavioral Reinforcement Theories o Another person reinforces positive feelings in ourselves o Positive/rewarding feeling makes us like them o Love is a result of many mutually reinforcing activities with a person
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2009 for the course ANT 2301 taught by Professor Gravlee during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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Chapter 7 Notes - Chapter 7: Love & Intimacy...

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