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Frustration Attraction: Meaning & Hypothesis

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According to some psychologists, _____ is released when we're falling in love and when we're pining after loss of love.

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1. Sarah's boyfriend Jake just broke up with her but Sarah really, really liked Jake. Which of the following is she likely to do, according to the idea of frustration attraction?

2. Which of the following best captures Helen Fisher's definition of love?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Being attracted to someone who doesn't share the same feelings is a common and frustrating experience. The idea of frustration attraction is a topic you can assess your understanding of thanks to the quiz and worksheet. You can do well on the quiz if you know about the implications of the frustration attraction hypothesis and the biological anthropologist, Helen Fisher.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials, see how much you know about:

  • The relationship of dopamine with love and rejection
  • How Helen Fisher defines love
  • The frustration attraction at work
  • What happens when people fall in love and get their heart broken

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on frustration attraction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about Helen Fisher's definition of love
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the interaction that dopamine has with love and rejection and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Frustration Attraction: Meaning & Hypothesis is a lesson you can access when you want to review more topics. These include:

  • How psychologists define frustration
  • Helen Fisher's views on love
  • What an MRI is
  • The chemicals produced when people get heartbroken
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