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.

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

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