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Information Seeking

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

Researchers generally agree that individuals have a large appetite for information. Not surprisingly, that appetite is often fed by information about others with whom they have close relationships. This entry begins with a summary of the breadth of relational contexts in ...

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