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Unformatted text preview: Competition. If they don't care too
much about their job, then it might not be a problem. •! Study by White, Fishbein, and Rutstein
someone being mutilated.
(1981) Attractive Liking Unattractive White,
Rutstein (1981) anxiety evoking.
steve martin! Male participants listened to either negative,
passage from biology textbook
comedy positive, or neutral audiotapes.
–! All viewed a videotape of their future partner. get to go on a brief date
with this women. –! Half of the participants saw an attractive
female and the other half saw an unattractive
–! Participants rated the attractiveness of the
female confederate and their likely of the
person. Neutral Negative (high arousal) positive
Arousal should say
not likely. 3 Demonstration with young people (20ish) - ﬁrst time to be in this
kind of demonstration. 5 weddings - over tired and highly
a roused, therefore fall in love. •! Arousal attribution theory and three facts
–! People who are close to us are more likely to
be near when we are aroused or to arouse us.
–! We are attracted to physically attractive
people and those who are similar to us
because we think they are more appropriate
source of arousal than are others. •!
C)! D)! According to arousal attribution theory all of the
following statements are correct except:
An emotion involves only body.
Physiologically, joy and anger are quite similar
to one another.
being aroused should intensify one’s
passionate feelings, providing one’s mind is
free to attribute some of the arousal to a
For a person to experience emotion, that
person must be physiologically aroused and
must interpret that arousal in emotional terms. 4...
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