Interpersonal Attraction and Repeated Exposure to Rewarders and Punishers

  title={Interpersonal Attraction and Repeated Exposure to Rewarders and Punishers},
  author={Walter Swap},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={248 - 251}
  • W. Swap
  • Published 1 January 1977
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
An experiment was conducted in an effort to clarify the nature of the relationship between frequency of exposure and interpersonal at traction. Subjects were visually exposed to one another during each trial of a modified prisoner's dilemma game in which subjects' out comes were controlled by the experimenter. The frequency of these visual encounters was varied, as was the nature of the monetary outcomes from the gaming trials (rewards vs. punishments) and the attribution of re sponsibility for… 

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