Influence perceptions in romantic relationships
- Summarize the research study, making sure to explain the hypothesis and the findings.
- Explain how the article’s findings are connected to the availability heuristic.
- Connect the article and the text to romantic relationships – that is, how might the different processes discussed in the article or Chapter 4 influence perceptions in romantic relationships. Identify at least two processes from the text, lecture or article that might color perceptions of a romantic relationship and explain your reasoning.
- Extend these ideas: Imagine you are a relationship therapist who wants to improve a couple’s impression of their own relationship? Based on the article, what type of activity might you suggest? Make sure to explain your reasoning.
Response papers should be roughly 2 pages in length, displaying evidence of having read the article carefully, accuracy and clarity in explanations and critical thinking to earn full credit.