17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately


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Win people over effortlessly.

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.


Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.

To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.

Read on to find out how to develop better relationships, faster.

This is an update of an article originally written by Maggie Zhang.