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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

The Language of Love: Word Usage Predicts Romantic Attraction

Posted: May 23, 2011

A new study by James Pennebaker, published in Psychological Science, is covered in the Scientific American (May 23) Results of the study show that a couple's use of "function" words (pronouns and articles) can make a difference in determining how attracted they are and how likely they are to stay together. Read more... | Read full study "The Secret Life of Pronouns" |Pennebaker Web Page

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