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Mere exposure effect

Mere exposure effect refers to a preference increase due to repeated exposures. Simply put, the more often a person sees an object, the more likely they are to prefer it over alternatives. We review the key study of the mere exposure effect and come up with some interpersonal relations applications.

Updated 07.08.24
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Propinquity effect

In this article, we cover the propinquity effect. According to it, individuals tend to form closer relationships with people they repeatedly meet.

Updated 06.24.24
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Infographic: interpersonal relations theories

We prepared an infographic with helpful relations theories you can apply in building your relationships. This edition features: uncertainty reduction theory, theory of interpersonal relations (H. Peplau), social penetration theory, expectancy violations theory.

Updated 06.01.24
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First steps of relationship: uncertainty reduction theory

This episode, we describe how people feel the need to engage in conversations. One of the models to describe that is uncertainty reduction theory. There is a review of useful concepts that can help in building your personal relationships.

Updated 05.19.24
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Hildegaard Peplau's theory of interpersonal relations

In this edition, we review Hildegaard Peplau's theory of interpersonal relations. It was created in 1952 and became a leading practice of psychiatric nursing. We talk about the main aspects and find similarities with regular personal relationships.

Updated 02.11.24
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Keep in touch guide

A basic guide on how to stay in touch and build relationships with people in your life. Develop long-term connections with family, friends, mates, acquaintances and others. Contains a series of fundamental activities to keep in touch with a person. Updated regularly by the Knei team.

Updated 01.26.24
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