For this assignment, please address each of the items below:
1. Describe the factors of attraction. What attracts us to
one another? Why are we less likely to befriend someone from another
culture than someone from a similar background with a similar physical
aesthetic? Be sure to identify and describe all six factors in
2. Discuss the human need to build bonds and relationships. Do we have
an innate need to belong? If so, why? How is this need attached to our
emotions, our social bonds, and our fear of deprivation?
3. Explain the three types of love: companionate, passionate, and
compassionate. What are the differences and similarities among them?
What is an example of each type? How does Sternberg’s Triangular Theory
of Love distinguish romantic love, from empty love or infatuation?
Please thoroughly address each of the components in Figure 12.1.
Include an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. Your
completed assignment must be three to four pages in length (excluding
title and reference pages). It must include a minimum of two to three
references, formatted according to APA guidelines, as outlined in the
Ashford Writing Center.