Contrast effect when men look at attractive porn

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4. contrast effect: when men look at attractive porn pictures they rate regular people as less attractive 5. p. 303: the more attractive movie characters were, the more frequently they were portrayed as virtuous, romantically active, and successful 6. in Korea, people rated as physically attractive were also assumed to have concern for others, etc 7. young women who see magazine ads or TV commercials that feature thin models are more dissatisfied with their own bodies than those who view neutral media 8. p. 306: the more similar two people are in the roles they like to play and the ways they like to spend leisure time, the more compatible they are 9. participants are particularly attracted to outgroup members who express similar attitudes and are most repulsed by ingroup members who express dissimilar attitudes 10. patrons rated attractiveness of people in bar throughout the night; these ratings increased as the night wore on only among those who were not committed... closing time posed a threat which sparked desire 11. p. 321: excitation transfer: men and women who were not with a romantic partner rated pictures of the opposite sex as more attractive when they just got off a rollercoaster 12. men rate females as more attractive after a 5 min interaction and interpret smiles, hand gestures, etc as seductive 13. men desire more sex partners and sexual variety
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Chapter 10 1. p. 341: children in 4th, 6th and 8th grade reported greater likelihood of helping a sibling in a threatening situation than a friend 2. same sex pairs of monkeys had to work together to get a tray of food. one monkey by themselves could not get the tray. when successful, the monkey that ended up with the food shared it with the other 3. the !Kung people share all food that comes into the tribe. eating alone is something for lions 4. MR monkey was taken care of by the group 5. when women are playing the Prisoners Dilemma game, the cooperated and the areas of the brain that lit up were linked to reward 6. peer supporter of people with MS showed improvement in self-esteem, etc (3 years later!) 7. a nurse killed 4 people by injecting them with epinephrine in order to cause a medical emergency so she could become a hero : moral hypocrisy 8. overhelping: toddler is mad about the extra attention the younger sibling is getting so “helps” him down the stairs (pushing him so he cries) 9. aids volunteers who volunteered so they could learn more (egotistic) were the ones who stayed volunteering vs those that came for “Altruistic” reasons. 10. interpreting: participants had to do questionnaires either alone or in groups (with confederates). smoke started coming through a vent. the ones working alone went to report it right away. those in groups only 1/24 did! 11. taking responsibility: students imagined being in a group or alone and those in a group made concepts unaccountable and exempt more salient in their mind 12. people from collectivist cultures are more likely to help in a direct and immediate
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