Relationship Psychology - Qp2

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Relationship Psychology - Qp2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ______ rule is the idea that we make up our minds whether we find something or someone appealing very quickly whilst gathering all kinds of information seemingly unconsciously.
    • A. 

      Four second

    • B. 

      Six second

    • C. 

      Eight second

    • D. 

      Ten second

  • 2. 
    The theory suggested by Byrne-Clore (1970), called the ‘______’ suggests the environment and in particular the situation we’re in when we meet a person for the first time can have an enormous influence on our response to them.
    • A. 

      Reinforcement-Associated Model

    • B. 

      Reinforcement-Afford Model

    • C. 

      Reinforcement-Acceptance Model

    • D. 

      Reinforcement-Affect Model

  • 3. 
    The Reinforcement-Affect theory asserts that we need to know both the rewards and sanctions that a relationship will yield and cause us some kind of grief before fully committing to its further development and continuity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Whenever we talk about making associations, positive or negative, as a result of repeated exposure to a stimulus, this is referred to as ‘conditioning’ in psychology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Schachter theory suggests it’s not the attributes of a person that are important for attraction and relationship formation but simply the association of pleasant feelings and positivity that individual evokes in us.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Less rewarding relationship = current relationship will end.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    ______ is a monogamous relationships characterised by mutual commitment.
    • A. 

      Casual dating

    • B. 

      Serious dating

    • C. 

      Longer-term contract

  • 8. 
    Psychological theories of human attachment suggest the capacity to bond is determined largely by an instinctive ability in order to maximise our chances of getting our basic survival needs met, preferably reliably from a responsive care-giver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ______ argued that our ability to trust and develop strong emotional ties with people depends on a series of psychosocial stages of development that we encounter throughout our lives.
    • A. 

      Bowlby

    • B. 

      Harlow

    • C. 

      Erikson

    • D. 

      Heider

  • 10. 
    The ability to trust and be trusted in return by another person is a vital ingredient of relationship formation and maintenance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False