Though reluctant the woman feels obligated if she allowed the man to pay her way--the reciprocity norm takes hold of her.If the woman seems to be easy prey he may tell her how tired he has suddenly become and ask if he could just lie on the sofa for "a few minutes"--since the weather is bad and he has a long drive it may not be safe to get behind the wheel just yet.Sources of frustration - A gunman who killed four in Pennsylvania this summer "described his anger and frustration in painstaking detail in notes he carried with him and left at his home and in a chilling online diary, offering an extraordinarily stark portrait of a killer's motives." Anger - oh yeah! I wouldn't think that the people I hang around with are aggressive. But when I get super mad - the wall and my fist become enemies! - Here's a story from New York City in which police are apparently warning women that they should not be wearing shorts or short skirts considering the current series of rapes that have occurred. Just to let you know, the video ends with the line, "No puppies were harmed in the making of this sketch."Fishbein and Ajzen say that our behavior roughly equals our behavioral intentions.But they definitely show a great deal of displacement of frustration - especially on their cars! They go on to say that our behavioral intentions equal our weighted attitudes plus our weighted social norms. In the summer, in the gym where I work out, there are several football players who go through a cycle of steroids just before season. Well, if you missed the exciting last season, you missed a very clever use of the saying-is-believing effect.Because they have compromised (and it is a worthy cause), you agree because you can indeed spare .
At any rate, my husband is a very kind and generous man. In which class will it make very little difference how much I study. He asks questions about his potential date's physical attributes and she asks questions about George's status, power and resources. Physical attractiveness - Physical attractiveness plays a big role in how we think of and respond to people.If he has made it this far, asking to spend the night, which would have first seemed out of the question, is now likely to be met with "sure I guess that would be all right."Door-in-the-face phenomenon - from Christine Smith at Antioch College: "You are approached by a charity group, such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters.They would like you to be a Big Sister in the program, which involves a 2 year commitment.It doesn't work with "Can you write a 20 page paper for me? " The other key is compromise--they compromised by lowering the offer, so you respond by agreeing." Prior attitudes influence attitude formation - African-Americans have generally been opposed to same-sex marriage, until now. President Obama, whom they also favor, recently has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage.A lot of other social psych concepts are in play here. Prior attitudes shape current ones - "Currently, in the midst of the Obama administration, two-thirds of Republicans (65%) support the so-called "watchdog role" for the press, compared with 55% of Democrats.