Attraction and Relationships

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Attraction and Relationships

Lecture Notes 19: includes overview of how attraction occurs and what leads to marital satisfaction

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University Of Connecticut
Psyc 1103 - General Psychology II (Enhanced)

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PSYCH 1103 1st Edition Lecture 19 Outline of Last Lecture I. Where’s the dissonance? II. Self-perception theory a. Daryl Bem III. Stereotypes and prejudice a. Processes that create attitudes also create stereotypes b. Effects of media on stereotypes c. Portrayal of women in the media d. Theories of prejudice Outline of Current Lecture I. Cognitive theories of prejudice cont. II. Implicit association test III. Reducing prejudice a. Contact hypothesis b. Caveats c. Jigsaw technique IV. Interpersonal attraction V. Attraction a. Proximity b. Positive atmosphere c. Rewarded in their presence d. Similarity e. Physical attractiveness VI. Intimate relationships a. Interdependence between partners b. Commitment c. Types of love VII. Sternberg’s Love Triangle VIII. Marriage a. Marital satisfaction b. “Honeymoon-is-over” effect IX. Predicting marital satisfaction X. Marital satisfaction Current Lecture I. Cognitive theories of prejudice cont.

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