emotion-in-relationships theory

emotion-in-relationships theory - Theory 15:01 Theory Based...

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Emotion-in-Relationships Theory 15:01 Emotion-in-Relationships Theory Based on social exchange notions of interdependence Events – things that change cognitions, emotions, actions When two people’s events can change one another’s, they are interdependent/have a  relationship Close relationship – strong, frequent, diverse event interdependence over time George Mandler’s Theory of Emotion Organized action sequences – plans, scripts Emotion occurs when one is interrupted Close interpersonal relationships have “emotional investment;” potential for  interruptions, thus emotional reactions Tranquil relationships either due to absence of interdependence or strong  interdependence but few interruptions Strong interdependence but few interruptions – they know each other so well and have  worked together to coordinate with each other Valence Interruptions signal absence of control, usually threatening and thus negative
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  • Fall '11
  • JOHNSON
  • partner, Interpersonal relationship, interruptions Strong interdependence, George Mandler, Emotion Organized action

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