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Understanding Human Sexuality Study Set 4

Psychology

Quiz 11 :
Attraction, Love, and Communication

Quiz 11 :
Attraction, Love, and Communication

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The lyric, "The more I see you, the more I want you," has been substantiated in several research studies as an empirical finding.Which of the following concepts best summarizes the meaning of this lyric in relation to attraction and/or love?
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According to the mere-exposure effect, you would most likely be attracted to a person:
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B

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The mere-exposure effect refers to the tendency of people to:
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Brian is more likely to be attracted to Helen, who lives across the hall from him, than Sharon, who is a co-worker he sees once or twice a year at office parties.This phenomenon is known as the _____.
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Sarah sees her childhood friend, Brett, only during holidays once or twice a year.She sees her colleague, Ashton, almost every day as they commute to work together.Although Brett and Ashton are quite similar in terms of temperament and likes and dislikes, Sarah likes Ashton more than Brett.Which of the following explains this phenomenon?
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Homophily is the tendency of people to:
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Which of the following variables is associated with the greatest level of homophily?
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When we examine romantic relationships in which the individuals are similar (homophilous), which of the following social factors has the least homophily?
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Which of the following does NOT increase attraction toward someone?
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Karen is a white, upper-middle class lawyer.She is more likely to have contact with others who are also from the middle and upper-middle class.This phenomenon is known as _____.
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As an upper class businessman, Todd has more contact with other businesspeople, lawyers, and doctors than with janitors, bartenders, or plumbers.This feature of his social contacts can be explained by the concept of _____.
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Similarity on social characteristics is referred to as homophily.That is, we like individuals who are similar to us because:
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The relationship between one's degree of attractiveness and one's dating history can best be summarized by stating that:
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Several studies have demonstrated that people express greater liking for more attractive individuals than for less attractive ones.This phenomenon:
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Hyde and DeLamater discuss a research project in which snapshots were taken of college men and women.Their degree of attractiveness was then judged along with their dating history.As a rule, the largest number of dates occurred among:
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Physical attractiveness is most important to:
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Terry is a politically liberal, attractive African-American man with a successful psychiatry practice.He regularly visits the gym where he meets many women.According to the matching phenomenon, to which of the following women would Terry be most attracted?
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Terry, an attractive 25-year-old, is interested in dating Brad who is a successful lawyer.Terry is hardly interested in Bill who is a plumber.However, Jill-a less attractive 24-year-old waitress-thinks that Bill would be an acceptable date.Which of the following explains the women's preferences?
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According to the study reported by the authors of your text, which of the following correctly states the relationship between men's occupational status and the degree to which women consider them desirable for a date?
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In the "interpersonal marketplace" of men and women, there is a tendency for:
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