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1

What did Walster find in 1966?

Male students judged whether they would have a second date on looks alone, regardless of their own.

2

What did Berscheid and Walster find in 1974?

Students asked for a date of a similar level of attractiveness to themselves.

3

What did Silverman find in 1971?

Couples rated in a bar had high degrees of similarity and those who were more closely matched looked more happy.

4

What did Murstein find in 1972?

Photographs of real couples rated more similar than photographs of random people.

5

What did Kerckhoff and Davis find in 1962?

Up to 18 months, attitude similarity was most important. After that it was ability to meet others' needs.

6

What did Sprecher find in 1998?

Couples who matched on physical attractiveness, social background and interests were most likely to develop into a long term relationship.

7

What did Gruber-Baldini find in 1995? What was special about it?

Those with a similar education at the start of a relationship were likely to last longest. It was longitudinal over 21 years.

8

What did Winch find in 1958?

Happy marriages are based on each partners ability to meet the needs of the other.

9

Male students judged whether they would have a second date on looks alone, regardless of their own. Who?

Walster, 1966.

10

Students asked for a date of a similar level of attractiveness to themselves. Who?

Berscheid and Walster, 1974.

11

Couples rated in a bar had high degrees of similarity and those who were more closely matched looked more happy. Who?

Silverman, 1971.

12

Photographs of real couples rated more similar than photographs of random people. Who?

Murstein, 1972.

13

Up to 18 months, attitude similarity was most important. After that it was ability to meet others' needs. Who?

Kerckhoff and Davis, 1962.

14

Couples who matched on physical attractiveness, social background and interests were most likely to develop into a long term relationship. Who?

Sprecher, 1998.

15

Those with a similar education level at the beginning of the relationship were likely to last longest. It was longitudinal over 21 years. Who?

Gruber-Baldini, 1995.

16

Happy marriages are based on each partners ability to meet the needs of the other.

Winch, 1958.