Conflict Management Week 4
Conflict Management Week 4 SPCM 436
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Rachel Vigil on Sunday September 18, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SPCM 436 at Colorado State University taught by Veliquette, Abigail J in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 6 views.
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Date Created: 09/18/16
Week 4: Intransal Oxytocin Neuroendocrine response Salivary cortisol 47 heterosexual Hypothesis o Oxytocin might affect communication and stress responsiveness in human couples Results o Similar demographics o Oxytocin increases positive behavior during conflict o Placebo shows no change o Boys groups showed no change during discussion o Oxytocin group= lower cortisol after conflict o Men vs Women Didn’t differ between placebo and oxytocin group Application o Nonverbal behaviors Positive vs negative o Day to Day Physiological states are always changing Physiological factors have a huge role Not always in perfect control Research o 52 males o Men who were given to oxytocin gazed longer and was able to communicate better o Eye contact is positive communication Parents are more secure than their children and use more prosocial conflict management styles o Relationship experience effect and maturity effect Being secure and having a secure partner associated with satisfaction as was owning a collaborative conflict style Attachment Collaborating Satisfactory Proximal Influences o Conflict comes as an unexpected surprise o Conflict involves the behavior of both people Physiological Reactions o Fight or Flight response o Flooding Overwhelming amount of arousal to the physiological system o Men vs. Women Men have more physiological senses in conflict Males aren’t taught how to express their emotions so anger is a first resort. o Impact of physiological reactions o Lack of response Anger o Is it blameworthy and are there undesirable consequences Frustration Reproach Anger Resentment Friend got a job that you didn’t… Antecedents Sadness & Pain Stress