James W. Pennebaker

James W. Pennebaker

James W. Pennebaker is the Regents Centennial Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Over the years, he and his students have studied three general topics: the psychology of physical symptoms, the power of expressive writing in helping people cope with upheavals, and, most recently, how the words people use in everyday life reveal their personality and psychological states.

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    • The Secret Life of Pronouns

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