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21 Minutes to Marital Satisfaction

Marital satisfaction -- so critical to health and happiness -- generally declines over time. A brief writing intervention that helps spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict could be the answer. ... More>

There’s No Such Thing as Everlasting Love (According to Science)

Observer Article

Passionate Love

If there’s one sentiment shared by all great artists, from Shakespeare to Beyoncé (not that we’re comparing the two), it’s this: Love is intense. Only in the last century have psychological scientists begun to regard passionate love as a viable research topic. ... More>

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What Implicit Processes Tell Us About Romantic Attachment

Understanding why people experience their romantic relationships differently and the consequences of these differences for various significant life outcomes, from relationship well-being to mental and physical health, has been a central focus driving our research in the Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory at Cornell University. ... More>