Formation of relationships A01

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  • Formation of relationships A01
    • Rewards/ needs satisfaction
      • operant conditioning if a behaviour is rewarded it will be repeated, meeting our needs = rewarding, negative reinforcement avoiding of someone unpleasant
        • need for affection, money, time, meeting of needs = rewarding. if both meet l needs = mutual attraction
      • classical    conditioning associate good times, events etc with person .eg at party met them again more likely to like them find attractive, , positive feelings us> ur us+ ns >cr cs>cr
    • similarity personality     sort for dissimilar, then similarity attitude theory byrne clore smeaton
      • attitude alignment different holidays modify attitudes
      • personalityhard working, serious - caspi and herbener real life married couples longitudinal study similar personalities = greater marital satisfaction


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