Department of Psychology
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James Pennebaker Studies the Language of Love

Tue, January 25, 2011

A new study by James Pennebaker and fellow researchers Molly Ireland, Richard Slatcher, Paul Eastwick, Lauren Scissors and Eli Finkel, has been published in Psychological Science. The study examines the ways that people talk to each other in a relationship, and finds that people who speak in similar styles are more compatible.
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Read about the study in "The Language of Young Love: The Ways Couples Talk Can Predict Relationship Success"
Articles about the study have also been published in ScienceDailyUSA TodayGlobe & MailTimes of India, and The TelegraphThe GuardianNew Scientist

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