Interpersonal Relationships: Definition & Theories


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What are interpersonal relationships?

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1. What is the uncertainty reductions theory about?

2. If someone is counting the costs versus the rewards of a given relationship, they are thinking in line with what theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Interpersonal relationships are social connections with others that can be brief or enduring, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand how they work. You'll be assessed on your understanding of different theories of interpersonal relationships.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Psychology
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Theories of interpersonal relationships

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as uncertainty reductions theory and dialectical theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding theory incorporating cost versus reward
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding parental relationships

Additional Learning

Learn more about psychology by reviewing the accompanying lesson on Features of Interpersonal Relationships: Definition & Theories. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of interpersonal relationships
  • Understand theories of interpersonal relationships
  • Identify and define examples of interpersonal relationships