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What are the 3 types of factors that influence who you will meet?s
1. institutional
2. personal
3. geographical
Why are you more likely to meet someone doing routine activities?
Because you are in a non-threatening environment, therefore relaxed,and appear more attractive
What is the mere exposure effect?
The tendency to be liked more or rated more positively after one has been repeatedly exposed to them.
What is it called when people are attracted to each other because of their similarities?
Simmilarity-attraction hypothesis
What is it called when people are attracted to each other because of their dissimilarities?
Dissimilarity-repulsion hypothesis
Reciprocal liking means what?
We like people who like us
In Ancient Greece, how was love viewed?
- love is madness
- love should be avoided
In Ancient Rome, how was love viewed?
- love was madness
- love should only occur outside of marriages
What is a major focus of the Interdependence model?
People think about relationships in terms of what they give and receive
Define comparison level.
(Interdependence model)
Minimum outcome level one finds satisfactory
Define comparison level of alternatives.
(Interdependence model)
What an individual believes he could obtain in his best alternative relationship, as well as no relationship at all.
Define equity.
Equity Theory
Balance in the costs and benefits;
Ratio of rewards-to-costs of both partners are roughly equal
In an absence of equity.. the under-benefitied will feel ________, and the over-benefited will feel ________.
angry
guilty
What are 2 qualifications of the Equity Theory?
1. overestimation of own contributions
2. overestimation of relative value of contributions compared to partners' contributions
What is the premise of the Intergenerational Transmission Theory?
Experience of problematic and dissolved relationships - especially during childhood - makes an individual vulnerable to experiencing relationship dissolution