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Dec 07, 2021
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PSY 309 - Attraction and Relationships
Social Psychology of Attraction and Romantic Relationships
Prerequisite: PSY 202

Students will critically examine research regarding attraction and close relationships investigating such topics as arousal, attraction, attachment styles, evolution, mating, friendships, romantic relationships, and infidelity. A special focus of the class will be to review social psychological theory and research related to attraction and romantic relationships such as similarity, excitation transfer, implicit and explicit attitudes, cognitive dissonance theory, attributions, evolutionary theory, mate preferences, love, reciprocity, aggression, mere exposure theory, and social exchange theory.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Psychological Science Department

Prerequisite PSY 309

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PSY 202
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.

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