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 presents a scientific theoretical account for figuring out the impression of events on styles of social interplay. established round descriptions of twenty-one of the most typical events that folks come across day-by-day, this research offers the instruments had to know the way these events effect interpersonal habit. those descriptions are freestanding; each one offering research, study examples, and daily descriptions of the prototypical scenario. The authors construct upon interdependence concept, which stresses the way within which results are decided by way of the constitution of interpersonal interplay. This research makes transparent precisely what's "social" approximately "social psychology."
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After sunrise, the birds quiet down, and with daylight the bird-listeners’ activities are often defeated by the noisy chatter and movements of bird-watchers. 1 Coordination Problems As they leave the highway and ﬁnally reach the dirt road leading into the meadow, they encounter two problems. The ﬁrst is an unexpected fork in the road and neither is sure which way to take. As they discuss the problem, they are still a bit miffed with each other from the argument about their departure time. Eamon is sure that they should take the left turn and cross the bridge over the small creek that runs out of the meadow.
For the problem of cleaning the apartment, the typical man in the sample is somewhat more dependent on the woman’s efforts than she is on his. Our attention is also drawn to the combined effect of the three components of the matrix. Both have a strong preference for doing the cleaning together, which reﬂects a convergence of all three sources of control on the upper left cell of the matrix. In its broad conﬁguration, the “cleaning the apartment” pattern is much like Entry #9, the Conjunctive situation.
Is zero, reﬂecting the fact that although some of the events yield similar outcomes to the two (when both give or both keep), other possible events yield different outcomes (when one gives and the other keeps). 2 Some Questions and Answers We will have more to say about our representation of situations, but now, let us answer some questions that the above examples raise. 1. What is meant by “outcomes” and aren’t people interdependent in other ways? In any “situation,” at any particular place and on any occasion, the persons involved obviously affect each other in many ways – in what they do, what they say, how they feel, what they think, and so forth.
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