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James W. Pennebaker

James W. Pennebaker

James W. Pennebaker is Professor and Chair of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He and his students are exploring the links between emotional experiences, natural language, and physical and mental health. His most recent research focuses on how everyday language reflects basic social and personality processes. Author or editor of 9 books and over 250 articles, Pennebaker has received numerous awards and honors.

Primary Interests:

  • Close Relationships
  • Communication, Language
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Gender Psychology
  • Group Processes
  • Health Psychology
  • Internet and Virtual Psychology
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Political Psychology
  • Research Methods, Assessment

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James W. Pennebaker
Department of Psychology
University of Texas
1 University Station A8000
Austin, TX 78712
United States

  • Phone: (512) 232-2781

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