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57 Health and personality SOCIAL COGNITIVE APPROACHES We try to maximize gains and minimize risks in our relationships As endings draw closer, people (of all ages) focus more on emotional rewards and less on informational rewards in relationships
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Unformatted text preview: Older people (and everyone facing an ending) prefer to spend time with those who increase those emotional rewards Type A personality (hostility) Anxiety (neuroticism) Conscientiousness Emotions and aging: Socioemotional selectivity theory...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PSY 365 taught by Professor Das during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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