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  1. 1. PSYA3
  2. 2.     5 On a piece of paper Minute answer the s questions. Answer the best you can from personal experience, they will remain private so be honest! Put your answers in the envelope provided and seal it We will look back on these at the end of the unit to see how the theories fit.
  3. 3. Thinking Ladder… To & the key points of Reward Need Satisfaction Theory. To how relationships are formed according to Reward Need Theory. To be able to the theory to experiences of relationships.
  4. 4. How will I know if I am learning? By the end of the lesson… E Will be able to define Reward/Need Satisfaction Theory. C Will be able to explain how relationships are formed according to Reward/Need Satisfaction Theory. A Will be able to apply Reward/Need Satisfaction Theory to experiences of relationships.
  5. 5. Formatio n Maintenan ce 3 stages Dissolutio n (end!)
  6. 6. 10 minutes In pairs consider the lonely hearts adds. 1) Write down the most common things people are looking for in a partner. 2) Rank the things in order of importance. 3) Why are they the most important. Extension: Consider what actually makes a relationship. What do relationships consist of?
  7. 7. Based on the principles of Classical and Operant conditioning.
  8. 8. How might we become attracted to someone through association? What kind of factors might we associate them with? Fill out the classical conditioning sheet with one of your ideas. What would be the UCS, UCR, CS and CR?
  9. 9. Before Conditioning During Conditioning After Conditioning Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) Conditioned Stimulus (CS) Pleasant Experience Pleasant Experience Produces Is paired with Unconditioned Response (UCR) Neutral Stimulus (NS) Happiness  Someone New (Potential Partner) Potential Partner Produces Conditioned Response (CR) 1. Happiness 
  10. 10. Fill out the table with your ideas… What features of a person or relationship are rewarding? What features of a relationship might be negatively reinforcing?
  11. 11. Anything with reflect our unmet needs & make us happy. Company Financial Security Good Prospects Family Attractive partner Fun (sex) Removal of stress, upset through support.
  12. 12. Anything which is rewarding produces positive feelings. We are more likely to repeat these experiences as they are positively reinforced. Therefore we enter into relationships because the presence of some people is associated with the positive reinforcement they bring. They make us feel happy and we are more attracted to them. Mutual attraction occurs when each partner meets the other partner’s needs e.g. the need for financial security or the need for affectionate love.
  13. 13. Rebecca is 30 years old. She’s currently an actress who lives in Derby. She is very busy as she is about to star in a new show until it finishes and her contract ends. She would like to start a family in the next couple of years. Look at her facebook profile. Write a suitable description of the kind of person she would be attracted to based on Reward/Need theory. Think about: What kind of needs does she have? What would she find rewarding?