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the tendency for repeated exposure to a stimulus to increase our preference for it

mere-repeated-exposure effect

2

the tendency to choose a partner who is similar to oneself

assortative mating

3

a set of genes that are used by the immune system to distinguish self from non-self infectious agents

major histocompatibility complex

4

3 types of pickup lines

cute-flippant, innocuous, and direct

5

5 types of intimacy

emotional, social, sexual, intellectual, recreational

6

tool used for assessing intimacy

personal assessment of intimacy in relationships (PAIR)

7

4 attachment styles

secure, preoccupied, fearful, dismissing

8

what is the duplex theory of love comprised of?

the triangular theory of love and the theory of love as a story

9

3 components of the triangular theory of love

passion, intimacy, commitment

10

romantic, erotic, passionate love

eros

11

love based on friendship and compatibility

storge

12

game-playing love that does not involve commitment

ludus

13

practical love that involves rational decision-making

pragma

14

dependent, possessive, obsessive love

mania

15

altruistic love based on giving rather than receiving

agape

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according to the 2-factor theory of love, passionate love arises when what 2 conditions are met?

intense physiological arousal and situational cues

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when physiological arousal stemming from one state is interpreted as stemming from another

misattribution of arousal

18

attraction to objects

objectum sexuality

19

the 4 horsemen of the apocalypse

criticism, contempt, defensiveness, stonewalling

20

what percent of communication is non-verbal?

60-65%

21

each partner responds to the other with increasingly negative comments or behaviours

negative reciprocity

22

one person puts pressure on the other and the other partner does not engage or is defensive

demand-withdraw

23

blind coders are used in what kind of coding system?

Coan and Gottman's Specific Affect Coding System

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the extent to which 2 independent observers get the same results when using the same coding system

interrater reliability

25

the tendency to modify one's responses in order to appear in a favourable light

socially desirable responding

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intentionally trying to respond in a way that makes you look good

impression management

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unintentionally responding in a way that makes you look good because one perceives themselves as better than they are

self-deceptive enhancement

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a person's expectations about an upcoming event influence their behaviour and cause the event to go as they thought it would

behavioural confirmation

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a person interprets an event in a way that is consistent with their expectations

perceptual confirmation

30

how is sex defined by the text?

any partnered or solo activity that is an expression of sexual arousal or desire and that results in feelings of arousal and desire