Title: Attraction and Close Relationships Chapter 10
1 Attraction and Close RelationshipsChapter 10 2 Announcements
Extra Credit assignment 3! Evaluate a magazine ad - Due Tues Nov 20th
Final paper should be TYPED PROOFREAD STAPLED and no more than 2 pages double spaced
Dont forget to turn in the magazine ad with your paper!!!
3 Major Question about Relationships
Where does love go Why do happy couples become unhappy couples
4 What is a successful intimate relationship
Two components of a successful relationship
Stability the relationship does not end in breakup
Satisfaction the relationship fulfills the need of both partners
5 Are relationships stable
Problems with studying dating relationships
Statistics on the stability of marital relationships
When do marriages end
Consequences of instability
6 Building a Model of Relationship Change Marital Dissolution
Initial Satisfaction 7 Where does love go Where did it come from
Attraction what attracts you to someone else
Computer dating study
Attractiveness 1 predictor of desire for second date!
8 Just how attractive do we want our partner to be
Dating service study
People are attracted to those of equal physical attractiveness
However if no fear of rejection we prefer the most attractive person available
9 Why is physical attractiveness so important
Halo effect (What is beautiful is good)
Knowing about one quality makes you assume that you know a lot about other qualities
Attractive school children study
Attractiveness of defendants
10 How Can You Look Attractive
Attractiveness can depend on context
Assimilation and contrast effects
Couples photograph study
Rate man standing next to attractive woman
½ told unrelated ½ told he was boyfriend
Same sex friend study
Friends assimilation strangers - contrast
11 The Effect of Personality on Attraction
We like those with positive attributes
So do we like the most perfect people
Pratfall effect - we like people who are almost perfect but have some faults
12 Other Factors that Affect Attraction
mere exposure effect (Zajonc) We tend to rate novel stimuli better after we have been repeatedly exposed to it.
13 Other Factors that Affect Attraction
Reciprocity - We like those who like us
But do we like those who immediately like us
Condition 1 they like you from the start
Condition 2 they never like you
Condition 3 they like you then dont
Condition 4 they dont like you then do
We like those who we must win over!
14 What do all of these factors have in common
Rewards and costs!
So where does this get us
Attraction is not the answer - The forces that draw us together are not the ones that eventually pull us apart!
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