Familiarity And Attraction Essay
Some omitted findings that could have been included in Reis’ et al., (2011) research was a study on opposite sex couples, whereas this study only focused on same-sex dyads. One of the studies found was by Kleck and Rubenstein (1975) “Physical attractiveness, perceived attitude similarity, and interpersonal attraction in an opposite-sex encounter.” They found that male participants seemed to remember their opposite sex partner better if they were physically …show more content…
In conclusion, people who live in close proximity, go to the same school, are in the same class, or work together are more likely to becomes friends than people who do not, thus the mere exposure effect.
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