Balance Theory in Psychology: Definition & Examples Video


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What is a sentiment relationship according to balance theory?

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1. Who developed the P-O-X triangle ?

2. Using the P-O-X triangle, which of the following would be considered an unbalanced state in balance theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you gauge your knowledge of the Balance Theory. Some topics you will be quizzed on include the P-O-W triangle and Fritz Heider.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will help you review the following topics:

  • Elements of the P-O-W triangle
  • Balanced states
  • Unbalanced states
  • Fritz Heider's accomplishments

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding characteristics of unbalanced states
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the related lesson on the Balance Theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about components of the P-O-W triangle

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this subject, check out the lesson called Balance Theory in Psychology: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Examine the idea behind the Balance Theory
  • Compare and contrast balanced states and unbalanced states
  • Define unit relationship
  • Differentiate unit relationship and sentiment relationship