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Relationship Types and Taxonomies

  • By: Nick Haslam
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Most scientific fields depend on classification systems. Chemistry has its periodic table of elements, biology has its classification of species, and personality psychology has a model of fundamental traits. Each of these classifications is a scientific taxonomy: a systematic way ...

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