Uncertainty Reduction The main premise of Uncertainty Reduction Theory (Berger & Calabrese, 1975) is that individuals use information seeking strategies to reduce uncertainties about a target individual and predict his/her attitudes and behaviors in initial encounters.
What does URT stand for?
URT stands for Uncertainty Reduction Theory (communicative behavior theory)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Rubin and Perse found a link between uncertainty reduction theory for initial interpersonal encounters and parasocial interaction.
Living in an age of uncertainty and with the need to manage at least some degree of that uncertainty, Kramer delivers upon an ambitious goal of reviewing and reconceptualizing Berger and Calabrese's (1975) uncertainty reduction theory (URT) by offering his own model for a theory of managing uncertainty (TMU).