In this week’s Lesson you will further explore interpersonal behavior.
Read â€œAttraction and Beautyâ€ by Robert G. Franklin and Leslie Zebrowitz
Read â€œLove, Friendship, and Social Supportâ€ by Debi Brannan and Cynthia D. Mohr, from the text Together: The Science of Social Psychology.
Review the PowerPoint on Interpersonal Attraction, Close Relationships, and Love
Think about this question – what is beauty? Brainstorm on your own or with others to create a list of what comprises physical beauty. Think about how beauty and attractiveness are tied to health.
Watch the video by Anjan Chatterjee â€œHow your brain decides what is beautifulâ€
Research â€œTop Ten Qualities in a Romantic Partner.â€
Think about what men look for in mates. Give equal thought to what women look for in mates. This can be done in a group or alone.
Create a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting what men and women look for in mates.
This site will help you make a Venn diagram using Word.
Your diagram should include attractiveness as well as other qualities. At the bottom of the diagram, explain in 100+ words why there are differences and similarities in what men and women look for regarding romantic partners.