notes for final human sexuality

notes for final human sexuality - POINTS TO REMEMBER FOR...

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POINTS TO REMEMBER FOR THE FINAL (Answers to Marriage Myth Quiz – #2,5,6,12,16 are true; all of the others are myths.) FRIENDSHIP AND INTIMACY DATING AND MATE SELECTION I. DEFINITION OF FRIEND VS. LOVER A. FRIENDSHIP CLUSTER B. PASSION CLUSTER II. NEGATIVE ASPECTS OF LOVE A. EXCLUSIVENESS B. CRITICISM, DESIRE TO CHANGE PARTNER III. INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS IV. AREAS CONTRIBUTING TO A COUPLES’ SATISFACTION OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THEIR RELATIONSHIP A. PERSONALITY COMPATIBILITY B. COMMUNICATION SKILLS C. CONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS D. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS E. SHARED LEISURE ACTIVITIES F. SEXUAL RELATIONS G. CHILDREN H. FAMILY AND FRIENDS I. CONSENSUS ON ROLES J. SHARED SPIRITUAL BELIEFS AND VALUES V. MATE SELECTION A. PHYSICAL ATTRACTIVENESS
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B. SOCIAL STATUS C. PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS D. HOMOGAMY VS. COMPLIMENTARITY E. EVOLUTIONARY THEORY 1. Beauty, symmetry, waist to hip ratio 2. Resources 3. Differences in sexual jealousy POINTS TO REMEMBER ON DATING AND MATE SELECTION 1. In what four aspects do love relationships differ from friendships? 2. What are two negative aspects of love? 3. What are some essential areas which contribute to couples’ satisfaction or dissatisfaction with their relationship? 4. Know the difference between homogamy and complementarity 5. According to evolutionary theorists, what do males look for in a short term relationship? In a mate? What do females look for in a short term relationship? In a mate? Are there any differences? 6. Are very masculine and very feminine qualities adaptive in contemporary society for attracting long term mates? Why or why not?
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7. How are male and female jealousy different? 8. Know which are myths and which are true in the Marriage Myth Quiz. 9. What does “survival of the fittest” really mean? 10. What does symmetry signal to males and females? 11. In this culture which sex suffers the most from romanticism? Is romanticism a good or a bad thing in choosing a long term mate? 5.
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