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1 Attraction & Altruism By: Kat Keefe Taylor Matheson Kat Francke

2 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")

3 Physical Attractiveness o Person's physical traits o Features ("Proximity and mere exposure effect")

4 Similarity We are more attracted to people who are similar to us ("Proximity and mere exposure effect")

5 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")

6 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")

7 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.

8 What is Altruism? Altruism: Selflessness Putting others before yourself ("Greater Good")

9 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")

10 Bystander Effect Phenomenon in which individuals do not offer to help a victim ("Apathy") Involves: Ambiguity Responsibility Emergencies

11 When do we help? Latane and Darley determined that bystanders are more likely to help if there are less witnesses ("Apathy")

12 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 "Chapter 10: Love and Intimacy." Chapter 10: Love and Intimacy. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May Psychology Dictionary." Psychology Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May "Proximity and the Mere Exposure Effect." - Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May "Latane and Darley: Bystander Apathy." Latane and Darley: Bystander Apathy. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013.


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