Intro to Social Psych Vocab - Ch 11

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Intro to Social Psych Vocab Chapter 11 Need to belong – a motivation to bond with others in relationships that provide ongoing, positive interactions Proximity – geographical nearness. Proximity powerfully predicts liking Mere-exposure effect – the tendency for novel stimuli to be liked more or rated more positively after the rater has been repetedly exposed to them Matching phenomenon- the tendency for men and women to choose as partners those who are a good match in attractiveness and other traits Physical-attractiveness stereotype – the presumption that physically attractive people possess other socially desireable traits as well; what is beautiful is good Complementary – the popularly supposed tendency, in a relationship between two people, for each to complete what is missing in the other Ingration – the use of strategies, such as flattery, by which people seek to gain anothers favor Reward theory of attraction – the theory that we like those whose behavior is rewarding
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course PSY 0105 taught by Professor Williamklein during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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