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balance theory

 proposedby Heider (1946), whereby individuals are motivated toseek balance in their attitudes towards themselves and other people. “Sentiment” orliking relations may be balanced or unbalanced according to the overall valence of affectbetween people.

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July 25th 2021

sentience

the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.