Psy 5 chapter 14

  1. The social clock is the psychological timepiece that records the major milestones in people's lives and was fairly uniform until the middle of the 20th century' today it has changed considerably, especially for ______.
  2. Erikson regards young adulthood as the time of the _____ versus _______ stage, which is the period of post-adolescence into the early 30s that focuses on developing close relationships with others.
    intimacy v.s. Isolation
  3. _____ appraisal is the assessment of an event to determine whether its implications are positive, negative or neutral and ______ appraisal is the assessment of whether one's coping abilities and resources are adequate deal with the challenge.
    Primary and secondary
  4. Bernard Murstein's stimulus-value-role (SVR) theory states that relationships proceed in a ______ order of three stages including stimulus, value and role.
  5. _______ love is a state of powerful absorption in someone.
    Romantic/ passionate
  6. _______ love is the strong affection we have for those with whom our lives are deeply involved.
  7. Berscheid's _______ theory of passionate love describes that individual's experience romantic love when two events occur together: intense physical arousal and situational cues.
  8. Robert Sternberg's triangular theory of love hypothesizes that love is made up of three components including _____, ______ and _______; the levels of each will vary over the life of a marriage.
    Commitment, passion and intimacy
  9. People often marry according to the principle of  ______ , or the tendency to marry someone who is similar in age, race, education, religion, and other basic demographic characteristics.
  10. The past three decades have seen a rise in couples living together without being married, a status known as ________; studies have shown the chances of divorce are higher for those who have cohabited.
  11. ______ percent of people are married at some point in their lives; with a median age for first marriage of 27 for men and 25 for women.
    90 percent
  12. Some people work out of ______ motivation that drives people to obtain tangible rewards , such as money or prestige and some people work out of _______ motivation that causes people to work for their own enjoyment.
    extrinsic, and intrinsic
  13. The kind of work people do is a factor in determining _____ , which is the evaluation by society of the role a person plays.
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Psy 5 chapter 14
Developmental Psy. Exam 4 ch. 14