Formation of Relationships

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1. What does the complex matching hypothesis suggest?

  • When forming a relationship we will fulfil other's needs in order for our needs to be fulfilled
  • We form relationships with those we associate with happy events as when see them again we are reminded of the event and the person is positively reinforced
  • Physical attractiveness isn't the most important factor in forming relationship, other factors such as emotion are more important
  • We form relationships with those with adaptive qualities that will promote survival and help future offspring survive
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2. Clark and Mill said ...

  • We form relationships with those we associate with happy events as when see them again we are reminded of the event and the person is positively reinforced
  • Physical attractiveness isn't the most important factor in forming relationship, other factors such as emotion are more important
  • When forming a relationship we will fulfil other's needs in order for our needs to be fulfilled
  • We form relationships with those with adaptive qualities that will promote survival and help future offspring survive

3. Matching hypothesis suggests...

  • When forming a relationship we will fulfil other's needs in order for our needs to be fulfilled
  • We will form relationships with those of a similar level of attractiveness to us as the relationship is more likely to occur.
  • Physical attractiveness isn't the most important factor in forming relationship, other factors such as emotion are more important
  • We form relationships with those with adaptive qualities that will promote survival and help future offspring survive

4. Which study found that physical attractiveness is more important to men in forming a relationship than women?

  • Aron et al.
  • Clark and Mill
  • Takeuchi
  • Hatfield and Spreecher

5. Who developed the complex match hypothesis?

  • Thibaut and Kelly
  • Byrne and Clore
  • Hatfield and Spreecher
  • Walster

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