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Psychology unit 3 relationships revision

Maintenance of relationships- equity theory


Individuals still try to maximise rewards and minimise costs but fairness or equity
is the most important factor now. There is negotiation to produce fairness. Equity
(ratio of input and output) doesn't mean equality (the same amount done by…

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Psychology unit 3 relationships revision

Long term relationships that have problems are those which tend to focus on
costs and benefits associated with the relationship. This only focuses on
relationships that have problems as positive relationships don't tend to involve
focus on costs and benefits, so the theory can't be…


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