Steps toward the ripening of relationship science

  title={Steps toward the ripening of relationship science},
  author={Harry T. Reis},
Recent decades have seen remarkable growth in research and theorizing about relationships. E. Berscheid (1999) invigorated this growth by proclaiming ‘‘The Greening of Relationship Science,’’ the emergence of a multidisciplinary science of interpersonal relationships with enormous potential to advance knowledge about human behavior and to provide an empirically informed framework for improving the human condition. Here I discuss several steps necessary to move the field from a green science… CONTINUE READING