Your answer to each of the following questions should be 250 to 500 words (with a typical font and spacing this will be 1 to 2 double-spaced pages). So your entire assignment, including all four questions, will total 1000 to 2000 words. You may also use outside resources, but be sure to document all such sources using APA style.

1. Examine the topic of interpersonal attraction. Describe the influence of proximity, physical beauty, similarity, mutual liking, and emotional arousal on attraction. What about behavioral cues? Do men and women have different preferences for their partners skill sets?

2. Discuss family relationships, friendships, and romantic relationships. Be sure to cover topics such as attachment style, the role of similarity in friendships, and theories about love.

3. Identify motives for prosocial behavior, including the topics of kin selection theory and defensive helping.

4. Discuss factors that reduce helping behavior. Also explain the effects of being helped, including the phenomenon of helping behavior inducing negative reactions. What factors lead to negative or positive reactions among people being helped?


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