Myers59 - 1 Prosocial Relations Module 59 2 Psychology of...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Prosocial Relations Module 59 2 Psychology of Attraction 1. Proximity: Geographic nearness is a powerful predictor of friendship. Repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases their attraction ( mere exposure effect ). A rare white penguin born in zoo was accepted after 3 weeks by other penguins just due to proximity. 3 Psychology of Attraction 2. Physical Attractiveness: Once proximity affords contact the next most important thing in attraction is physical appearance. 4 Psychology of Attraction 3. Similarity: Having similar views between individuals causes the bond of attraction to strengthen. Similarity breeds content! 5 Romantic Love Passionate Love: An aroused state of intense positive absorption in another usually present at the beginning of a love relationship. 1. Physical arousal plus cognitive appraisal 2. Arousal from any source can enhance one emotion depending on what we interpret or label the arousal Two-factor theory of emotion 6...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Winter '09 term at Waterloo.

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Myers59 - 1 Prosocial Relations Module 59 2 Psychology of...

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