Psych #6

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  1. Mere exposure hypothesis
    repeated exposure to something is sufficient to increase attraction
  2. Why are similar others attractive
    • social comparison- other people validate our view points
    • disagreement is negative
    • we like what is familiar
  3. Eros love
    • passionate love
    • "my lover and I were attracted to each other immediately after we first met"
  4. Ludus love
    • game-playing love
    • "i try to keep my lover a little uncertain about my commitment to him"
  5. Storge love
    • friendship love
    • "my most satisfying love relationships have developed from good friendships"
  6. Pragma love
    • storge + ludus
    • "I consider what a person is going to become in life before I commit myself to him"
  7. Mania love
    • "possessive"
    • eros + ludus
    • "when I am in love, I have trouble concentrating on anything else"
  8. Agape
    • "altruistic"
    • eros + storge
    • "I would rather suffer myself than let my lover suffer"
  9. 3 components of triangular theory of love
    • passion
    • commitment
    • intimacy
  10. Intimacy/Companionate Love
    • more certain and dependable
    • "the affection we feel for those whom our lives are deeply entwined"
    • Trust is key
  11. self-disclosure
    the revealing of personal information about oneself to other people
  12. Secure attachment style
    • feeling of being valued and well-liked
    • responsive to infants distress and needs
    • secure pair of people are the happiest
  13. Avoidant attachment
    • take care of itself
    • lack of trust and suppression of attachment needs
  14. Anxious-ambivalent attachment
    • concern that others will not return affection
    • caregivers are inconsistent and overbearing with affection
  15. Equity theory
    • how rewards and costs are analyzed in intimate relationships
    • people want ratio of rewards and costs to be equal for both partners
  16. Partner enhancing biases
    • we are meaner to those we love than we are to strangers
    • married people were more polite and agreeable when working with strangers than with their spouse
  17. Positive illusions
    • people tend to see their partners more positively than the partner viewed him/her
    • over time, people with stronger illusions become more satisfied
  18. Intrapsychic
    talking to yourself how its not working
  19. Dyadic
    talking about how its not working with others
  20. Social
    telling friends that it ended
  21. Grave dressing
    after ended, dealing with it
  22. Aggression
    a behavior aimed at causing physical/psychological harm to another
  23. 2 types of aggression
    • Hostile (intended to harm-hot)
    • Instrumental (means to an end-cold)
  24. Frustration-aggression hypothesis
    interrupting a person's progress toward a goal, increases the drive to aggress which eventually needs to be released
  25. Uncomfortable feelings lead to aggression when:
    • arousal is high (post work-out, high temperatures)
    • reminded of aggression (weapons effect)
    • person doesn't override basic urges
  26. Pharmacological effects
    alcohol leads to behavioral disinhibition
  27. Expectancy Effects
    alcohol as a self-fulfilling prophecy
  28. Balanced Placebo design
    • with drinking/not drinking alcohol but think/not think drinking
    • looking for the expectancies box (not drinking but thinking you are)
  29. Forcible rape research
    • arousal was high if THOUGHT drinking
    • arousal low if THOUGHT NOT drinking
    • no effects of actually drinking alcohol
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Psych #6
2014-11-18 20:45:31
Love Attraction
nikash nanavaty
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