Wk. 3, Lect. 2 - Attraction

Wk. 3, Lect. 2 - Attraction - The importance of...

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Psychology 137C:   Psychology 137C:   Intimate Relationships Intimate Relationships  Week 3, Lecture 2:   Week 3, Lecture 2:      Attraction Attraction Reminders Reminders : : The web site for downloading videos is still down.   Someone is working on getting it restored. Seriously, start thinking about your paper, due May  19 th .  Writing it the night before is no fun.
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Three Questions Three Questions Why do we like other people? Why do we like other people? Why are we romantically attracted to other  Why are we romantically attracted to other  people? people? How do we form intimate relationships with  How do we form intimate relationships with  other people? other people?
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The Reward Theory of Liking We like people who are likely to reward us. Ability  to reward us: Proximity/familiarity Personality/pratfall effect Similarity/phantom other technique Motivation  to reward us: Reciprocity
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Unformatted text preview: The importance of discrimination From Like to Really Like Whats the first and easiest thing you can notice about a potential partner? How much does physical attractiveness matter? The computer dating studies The matching hypothesis Reward Theory Revisited Are we ever attracted to people who dont reward us? Why does this ever happen? From Attraction to Relationship Do our preferences predict our mating behavior? The Speed Dating Study The Twin Study Why is starting a relationship different from choosing furniture? The Dance of Mate Selection Signaling proceptivity Behavioral interdependence Disclosure reciprocity The dance is highly sensitive to context! Dutton and Aron (1974) Final Thoughts Final Thoughts Is attraction like chemistry, or like the weather?...
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Wk. 3, Lect. 2 - Attraction - The importance of...

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