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Unformatted text preview: ocial Exchange Theory People evaluate and make decisions about their relationships the same way that they weigh economic decisions. OUTCOME = REWARDS COSTS What are rewards? What are costs? More Assumptions Comparison Level (CL) SATISFACTION = OUTCOME CL Comparison Level for Alternatives (Clalt) DEPENDENCY = OUTCOME CLalt Predicting breakups and divorce How Does the Theory Guide Research?
Between 2040% of those who file for divorce change their minds. Why? Who stays with abusive partners? What do dependent peo...
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course PSYCH 129B taught by Professor Kupper during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.
- Spring '07