Presentation on theme: "Attraction & Altruism By: Kat Keefe Taylor Matheson Kat Francke."— Presentation transcript:
Attraction & Altruism By: Kat Keefe Taylor Matheson Kat Francke
Proximity & Mere Exposure Effect Mere Exposure Effect Proximity Effect Seeing others more often and letting others see us more often will increase our own likability Proximity & mere exposure both have great influence on the other ("Proximity and mere exposure effect")
Physical Attractiveness o Person's physical traits o Features ("Proximity and mere exposure effect")
Similarity We are more attracted to people who are similar to us ("Proximity and mere exposure effect")
Types of Love Eros: love of beauty, romantic love, intense intimacy Agape: kind, caring, and sensitive, requires little in return Ludas: playful love, no commitment Storge: friendly love, slow development, little to no intimacy, strong companionship Pragma: practical love based on similarities Mania: obsessive, emotional; dependence and jealousy ("A Short Handbook on Love")
Types of Love Physical: any physical touch (hugging, kissing) or something pleasing to the eye Emotional: verbal and nonverbal communication: gaining experiences together impacts intimacy level Spiritual: love without attachment: love without fear that one day you'll lose that person, love for a person we don't need anything from ("Chapter 10: Love and Intimacy")
Equity & Self-disclosure Equity: -input & output -What you put into it is what you get out of it ("Psychology Dictionary") Self-disclosure: -trust -revealing qualities about ourselves to attempt to gain trust from others ("Psychology Dictionary") "Psychology Dictionary." Psychology Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May 2013.
What is Altruism? Altruism: Selflessness Putting others before yourself ("Greater Good")
Darley and Latane's Study Kitty Genovese - 38 Bystanders - Researched and did tests on the bystanders -People have a fascination with drama ("Apathy") Result - 61% pulled back the curtain to check on the experimenter. 14% entered via another door, and 24% simply called out. Nobody went to report the accident ("Apathy")
Bystander Effect Phenomenon in which individuals do not offer to help a victim ("Apathy") Involves: Ambiguity Responsibility Emergencies
When do we help? Latane and Darley determined that bystanders are more likely to help if there are less witnesses ("Apathy")
Bibliography "A Short Handbook on Love - Eros, Philia and Agape." A Short Handbook on Love - Eros, Philia and Agape. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May 2013. "Chapter 10: Love and Intimacy." Chapter 10: Love and Intimacy. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May 2013. Psychology Dictionary." Psychology Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May 2013. "Proximity and the Mere Exposure Effect." - Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May 2013. "Latane and Darley: Bystander Apathy." Latane and Darley: Bystander Apathy. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013.