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 events presents a scientific theoretical account for knowing the impression of occasions on styles of social interplay. dependent round descriptions of twenty-one of the commonest occasions that folks come upon day-by-day, this research provides the instruments had to know the way these events impact interpersonal habit. those descriptions are freestanding; every one delivering research, learn examples, and daily descriptions of the prototypical state of affairs. The authors construct upon interdependence conception, 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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It would be impossible to satisfy those criteria if we tried to include three, four, and more persons. The desire to be thorough and precise also enters into our emphasis on the simplest dyadic situations in which each person has two behavioral options. It is obvious that people usually have more than two things they might do in any situation, but it is also plausible to assume that they can often narrow their decision down to a pair of alternative actions. Those are the possible actions that most strongly contend for one’s attention by virtue of their consequences.
And she has a stronger interest than he in having them do the same thing, that either both pitch in and do the work or that neither does. Some readers will ﬁnd that our use of the analysis of variance is somewhat unusual. There are, of course, no error terms, inasmuch as there is only one observation for each value. The most unique aspect of the procedure is that the two independent variables (Kyoko’s and Eamon’s behavioral options) have different psychological implications for the two persons affected.
Positive outcomes are consequences that people seek to attain, increase, or maximize, and negative outcomes are consequences they seek 24 Introduction and Theory to avoid, reduce, or minimize. Using that meaning of “outcomes,” we distinguish situations in terms of the extent to which and the ways in which they make it possible for persons, by varying their behavior, to control each other’s outcomes. Hence, our Atlas of “situations” is a compendium of patterns of outcome interdependence. ” For example, they may have access to different sources of information and, hence, be able to inﬂuence each other through sharing and assembling that information – that is, they may be informationally interdependent.