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Social Psych Stangor

Chp 8

attachment style description of the different types of close relationships that people may develop with one's parents
close relationship relationship b/w 2 or more people that lasts over a relatively long period of time that is characterized by loving, caring, commitment and intimacy
commitment the feeling and actions that keep partners working together to maintain a relationship
communal relationship partners track the needs of the other, and give to them as much as they can, but w/o taking into account the requirements of reciprocity
companionate love love based on friendship, mutual attraction, common interests, mutual respects and concern for eachother's welfare
interpersonal attraction strength and type of our liking or loving for another
mere exposure the tendency to prefer stimuli (including, but not limited to people) that we have seen more frequently
passion feelings for another characterized by high degree of emotion and arousal
passionate love emotionally intense love based on arousal and sexual attraction
physical attractiveness stereotype tendency to perceive attractive people as have positive characteristics, like sociability and competence
triangular mode of love Sternberg's conceptualization of love relationships as encompassing 3 basic components: intimacy, passion and decision/commitment
Created by: mpolm