Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. , Vol. 30, No. 4, SOME EVIDENCE DONALD G. DUTTON2 AND ARTHUR P. ARON. University of. The suspension bridge experiment was conducted by Donald Dutton and Arthur Aron in , in order to demonstrate a process where people. Short talk about the famous psychological experiment of Douglas Dutton and Arthur Aron in which males passing a high anxiety inducing.
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There were no significant differences on either bridge when the researchers used a male confederate to give the Thematic Apperception Test and his phone number for any further questions about the experiment.
Sixty six male participants were asked to watch one of the videos and then rate the female as in the first study.
Typically people feel more confident before they are supposed to do a task, but the closer they ahd to having to perform that task, the less confident they feel, which could be due to the arousal from the expectation of the performance.
For example, when actually experiencing physiological responses related to fearpeople mislabel those responses as romantic arousal.
A response-facilitation alternative to misattribution and negative-reinforcement models”.
At the end, the experimenter offered his or her phone number so that the respondent can call in for results if interested. Some evidence for heightened sexual attraction under conditions of high anxiety. The researchers had participants attribute their arousal to noises that they heard, which resulted futton those participants feeling more 19974 that they did well on the tasks than those that attributed their arousal to the performance anxiety from the task.
Emotions and Mood Emotions, often called feelings, include experiences such as love, hate, anger, trust, joy, panic, fear, and grief. In conjunction with Valentine’s Day, today’s special Lexicon entry is about a theory on romantic love by Dutton and Aron Dutton and Aron wondered if the participants were more likely to call the woman because they were physically attracted to her or not.
Methods and Design by Goodwin In conjunction with Valentine’s Day, today’s special Lexicon entry is about a theory on romantic love by Dutton and Aron This demonstrates another potential model that could explain the attraction-arousal component of the misattribution of arousal theory.
Sexual Content in the Media. These men may be more prone to sexual adventures and therefore call more frequently than men who crossed the stable bridge.
In the laboratory experiment, Dutton and Aron saw similar results – those warned of strong electrical shock reported being more physically attracted to the female experimenter than those who anticipated mild shock.
A study done by White et al.
The participants were told that they had to wait 20 min for the Suproxin to get into their bloodstreams. The female confederate, dtton was not aware of the true hypothesis of the experiment, then gave her phone number to the males if they had any more questions about the experiment and the researchers duttln how many males called the confederate. Fear is not the only emotion that can be a result of misattribution of arousal.
Conditions such as experiencing winds during their walk and the nervous feeling may an contributed to their fast-paced heartbeats and rapid breathing. Why we choose the lovers we choose. In the other condition, the woman had approached the men after they had crossed the bridge. Passionate love Must come into contact with someone who is an appropriate love object.
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They conducted two experiments with 89 female undergraduates to show that misattribution procedures can alter physiological response to a conditioned source of a fear or arousal.
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Auth with social network: In contrast, expecting that another person will get a strong versus weak shock did not influence attraction ratings.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Misattribution of arousal
Dutton and Aron Social Comparison and Emotion Schachter – fear and affiliation studies social comparison is sought with similar others; shared fate. Additionally, a study conducted by Allen, Kenrick, Linder and McCall in suggested an alternative explanation to the misattribution of arousal in terms of attraction-arousal as there are other duttpn of arousal that can be misattributed.
The participants then predicted how well they did on the tasks, and how well they believed everyone else did on the task. Suproxin was actually amd shot of epinephrine or a placebo. Afterward, the story was analyzed for sexual content.