By Harold H. Kelley, John G. Holmes, Norbert L. Kerr, Harry T. Reis, Caryl E. Rusbult, Paul A. M. Van Lange
The Atlas of Interpersonal occasions offers a scientific theoretical account for knowing the impression of events on styles of social interplay. established round descriptions of twenty-one of the most typical occasions that individuals come across day-by-day, this examine offers the instruments had to know the way these events impact interpersonal habit. those descriptions are freestanding; every one offering research, learn examples, and daily descriptions of the prototypical state of affairs. The authors construct upon interdependence thought, which stresses the style during which results are decided via the constitution of interpersonal interplay. This research makes transparent precisely what's "social" approximately "social psychology."
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People are also behaviorally interdependent, in the ways one person’s behavior directly affects the other’s behavioral options. For example, one person’s quickly taking a seat on a crowded bus precludes another person’s taking it. ” With a proper training schedule and emphasis on speed, the followers often become so intent on quickly carrying out the instructions that they fail to pay attention to what the leader says and their actions come under the control of his actions, that is, become “conditioned” to them.
That does not change the possibilities for “heroism,” but it suggests that on the average, the UCLA respondents would derive some small pleasure from knowing that their partners are seeing the movie they themselves regard as the better one. Or, perhaps they are imagining that the partner will be “educated” by exposure to the “better” movie and is simply not perceptive enough to realize that in advance. The above examples illustrate the important idea that any 2 × 2 outcome matrix can be decomposed into the three components – the BAC, MPC, and MJC matrices.
We make an occasional exception when an essential characteristic of a situation requires describing both the positive and negative consequences it can generate, as in the case of Chicken in which the positive outcomes gained from showing one’s self to be more courageous than an opponent are pitted against the negative consequences of a head-on collision. (Cf. ) The other aspect of the distribution of outcomes – the covariation between the two persons’ outcomes over the situation’s possible events – ﬁgures importantly in our distinctions among situations.
An Atlas of Interpersonal Situations by Harold H. Kelley, John G. Holmes, Norbert L. Kerr, Harry T. Reis, Caryl E. Rusbult, Paul A. M. Van Lange