Chapter 8

  1. Androgynous
    Having both male and female characteristics or qualities
  2. Anxious/ambivalent attachment style
    Attachments marked by fear of abandonment and the feeling that one's needs are not being met
  3. Avoidant Attachment Style
    Attachments marked by defensive detachment from the other
  4. Companionate Love
    Affection and tenderness felt for those whose lives are entwined with our own
  5. Decision/Commitment
    Factor on love scales composed of items tapping decision that one is in love with and committed to another
  6. Equity Rule
    Each person's benefits and costs in a social relationship should be matched to the benefits and costs of the other
  7. Erotomania
    A disorder involving the fixed (but incorrect) belief that one is loved by another, which persists in the face of strong evidence to the contrary
  8. Factor Analysis
    A statistical technique for sorting test items or behaviors into conceptually similar groupings
  9. Intimacy
    a close, familiar, and usually affectionate or loving personal relationship with another person or group.
  10. Monogamy
    the state or practice of being married to only one person at a time
  11. Need-based Rule
    Each person in a social relationship provides benefits as the other needs them, without keeping account of individual costs and benefits
  12. Need to Belong
    The human need to form and maintain strong, stable interpersonal relationships
  13. Passion
    Factor on love scales composed of items tapping romantic attraction and sexual desire
  14. Passionate Love
    A state of intense longing for union with another
  15. Polyandry
    Marital arrangement involving one woman and more than one husband
  16. Polygamy
    Marital custom in which either one man marries more than one woman or one woman marries more than one man
  17. Polygyny
    Marital arrangement involving one man and more than one wife
  18. Secure Attachment Style
    Attachments marked by trust that the other person will continue to provide love and support
  19. Secure Base
    Comfort provided by an attachment figure, which allows the person to venture forth more confidently to explore the enviroment
  20. Sociosexual Orientation
    The individual difference in the willingness to engage in sexual activity outside of a committed relationship.
  21. Two-Factor Theory of Love
    Emotion is based on two factors: physiological arousal and cognitive label of love
Card Set
Chapter 8
Test 2