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  • Work of psychologist featured in Washington Post

    By Tara Chandler
    Published: Dec. 13, 2007
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    Social psychologist William B. Swann once had a group of married people evaluate their spouses even as their spouses evaluated them. People with high self-esteem, the psychologist found, felt closer to their partners when they received positive evaluations. People with low self-esteem, however, felt closer to their partners when they were evaluated negatively. In another …

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