Specification of what to include in the exam

  • Created by: Zoe
  • Created on: 16-12-12 19:49

Relationship Specification:

The formation, maintenance and breakdown of relationships - Social influences

  • Getting relationships started - Bossard, Byrne, Kendell, Murstein etc etc!
  • Formation of relationships - Filter model (Kerckhoff and Davis) and Reward/need theory (Rusbult and Van-Lange)
  • Maintenance/Breakdown - Economic Theories
  • How do relationships end? - Duck 

Human reproductive Behaviour - Biological and Evolutionary explanations

  • Sexual selection and human reproductive behaviour

Effect of early experience and culture on adult relationships

  • The continuity hypothesis
  • Arranged marriages
  • relationships of economic alliances

Aggression Specification:

Social psychological approachs to explaining aggression


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