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Implicit Theory Of China's Urban Adults Love To Study

Posted on:2005-07-06Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:J YanFull Text:PDF
GTID:2206360122493740Subject:Applied Psychology
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According to Steinberg's Triangular Theory of Love, the implicit theories of love of Chinese people were explored in this research.Factor Analysis and Analysis of Variance studies on the structure of love, three kinds of love reveals: (1)The structure of love of Chinese people has four components-intimacy, passion, commitment and loyalty. (2)There exists difference in people's implicit theory of love. There is no significant sex difference in these four dimensions. However, significant age and education difference were found in factor 1, factor 2, and factor 3, according to the 4-dimension love model. (3)There also exist significant difference in these four factors among the three kinds of love those are romantic love, love between parent and offspring, and love for friend. (4)For the four factors rating, the means increase first and then decrease as love relationship develops.
Keywords/Search Tags:love, Triangular theory of love, implicit theory, structure, intimacy, passion, commitment, loyalty, Factor Analysis, Analysis of Variance(ANOVA)
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