AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Relationship - Social Exchange Theory

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1. What is Social Exchange Theory?

  • Relationships are about equality in resources
  • Explains relationships in the terms of maximising benefits and minimising costs
  • Relationships are about Maximising costs and Minimising benefits
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2. What does Argyle criticise about this theory?

  • Too artificial
  • Reductionist
  • Lacks qualitative data

3. What happens to the comparision level is the expectations are not met?

  • Stays the same
  • Goes down
  • Goes up

4. Who studied cultural bias?

  • Hatfield
  • Clore et al
  • Moghaddam
  • Buunt and Van Yperen

5. What are the costs of a relationship?

  • Resources and Strain
  • Time and Effort
  • Money and Time


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