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Relationships, Development of

  • By: Kenneth H. Rubin & Kristina L. McDonald
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The development of relationships with significant others is one of the most important tasks that an individual encounters in his or her lifetime. Relationships, according to Robert Hinde, are ongoing patterns of interaction between two individuals who acknowledge some connection ...