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Unformatted text preview: school, work, and so on Physical attractiveness: Person’s degree of physical beauty as defined by his or her culture Halo effect: Tendency to generalize a favorable impression to unrelated personal characteristics Similarity: Extent to which two people are alike in terms of age, education, attitudes, and so on Similar people are attracted to each other Homogamy: Tendency to marry someone who is like us in almost every way Self-Disclosure Process of revealing private thoughts, attitudes, feelings and one’s history to others Should be used cautiously and sparingly when you are the therapist performing therapy May lead to countertransference in therapy...
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, Interpersonal attraction, human trait, upward comparison, downward comparison