Discuss theories of the formation and/or maintenance of romantic relationship

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Byrne (1971)
Pointed out that both operant and classical conditions are influential to the reinforcement-affect model
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Rabbie and Horowitz (1960)
Found that strangers preferred those who they met while winning a game rather than losing it. This shows CC as the mood when winning is associated with the person
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Griffit and Guay (1969)
Provided supper for operant conditioning. Participants rate experimenter higher when they were rewarded
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Argyle (1998)
Criticises the reinforcement-affect model by saying that the rewards are out of proportion to the strength of the relationship: Parental relationship
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Lott (1994)
Claims that there may be male and female differences in receiving rewards throughout different culture: cultural bias
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Homans
Proposed another throw of relationship maintenance SET. This emphasises that relationships involve interacting between 2 partners with their own needs and expectations
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Thibault and Kelley
SET said that we have a comparison level which is what we have been used to in the past that gets compared to the current relationship: Proposed alternative level of comparison
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Floyd (1994)
Provided supporting evidence, found that commitment develops when couples are satisfied and feel rewarded in relationships
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Moghaddam
Claimed that 'economic theories' only apply to individualistic cultures who are concerned with rewards. Collectivists are more concerned with the group rather than the rewards of the individual
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Found that strangers preferred those who they met while winning a game rather than losing it. This shows CC as the mood when winning is associated with the person

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Criticises the reinforcement-affect model by saying that the rewards are out of proportion to the strength of the relationship: Parental relationship

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Claims that there may be male and female differences in receiving rewards throughout different culture: cultural bias

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