Relationships

Everything relationships. 

  • Formation 
  • Maintenance 
  • Breakdown 
  • Sexual Selection / Human Reproductive Behav.
  • Parental Investment 
  • Influence of Childhood
  • Influence of Culture
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  • Relationships
    • Formation
      • Kerkoff and Davis - Filter Theory
        • Kerkoff and Davis - university couples
      • Byrne and Clore - Rewards / Needs Satisfaction model
        • Griffit and Guay - creative study
        • Veitch and Griffit - good news / bad news
      • Murstein' - Matching Hypothesis
        • Murstein - real vs. randomly paired couples
    • Maintenance
      • Walter  - Equity Theory
        • Gergen, Morse and Gergen - cross- cultural
      • Rusbult - Investment Model
        • Rusbult and Martz - abusive relationships
        • Rusbult - similar to study with Zembrodt, found high satisfaction and investment are important
      • Thibault and Kelly - Social Exchange Theory
        • Rusbult and Zembrodt - 30 couples, 10 split up
        • Rusbult - similar to study with Zembrodt, found high satisfaction and investment are important
    • Breakdown
      • Rollie and Duck - Breakdown Model
        • Intra-Psychic, Dyadic, Social, Grave-Dressing, Resurrection
      • Lee's Stages
        • Dissatisfaction,  Exposure, Resolution Attempts, Termination
      • Duck's Factors
        • Predisposing - poor social skills
          • Duck - poor social skills = dissatisfaction
        • Precipitating - deception, boredom
          • Shaver - strain and end due to not seeing each other enough
            • HOWEVER - Holt and Stone - little decrease in satisfaction as long as reunite often
    • Sexual Selection / Human Reproductive Behaviour
      • Cunningham - men most attracted to childlike features
      • Waynforth - women most attracted to masculine features
      • Bruce and Young - symmetrical faces
      • Waynforth and Dunbar - males seek youth, physical attraction; women seek power
    • Parental Investment
      • Trivers - male investment is low due to unlimited sperm, capability of mass impregnation; female investment is high
        • Geher et al - 91 non-parent undergrad students
        • Buss - men more distressed by sexual infidelity, women more distressed by emotional infidelity
    • Influence of Childhood
      • Moore - adolescent girls; secure have more safe sex, insecure have unsafe and less sex
      • Hazan and Shaver's Love Quiz
      • Feeney and Noller  - insecure avoidant more likely to leave partners
      • Opposing Studies
        • Feeney and Noller - said that aforementioned pattern changed when relationships went from casual to committed
        • Rutter et al - Romanian orphans
        • Hamilton - life events can change attachment type
    • Influence of Culture
      • Importance of Love
        • Levine et  al - asked 3 places if they'd marry someone they didn't love
          • US: 14% India: 24% Thailand: 34%
        • Moore and Leung - Anglo-Chinese vs. Anglo-Australian
          • Untitled
      • Arranged Marriage
        • Gupta and Singh -  50 arranged and 50 love marriages
          • Arranged: love and like low, increase over time. Love: love and like high, decrease over time
        • Xiaohe and Whyte - Chinese women happier in love marriages than arranged

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