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Co-authored Vivian Ta research paper wins first-place award

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June 13, 2022
Linda Blaser

A research paper co-authored by Assistant Professor of Psychology Vivian Ta and collaborators from other colleges won first place in the International Association for Relationships Research Article Awards.

The award involved reviewing all articles published in Personal Relationships and Journal of Social and Personal Relationships in 2019 and 2020. Of all the articles published, “Associations between language style matching and relationship commitment and satisfaction: An integrative data analysis” was rated the best.

Personal Relationships is an international, interdisciplinary journal that promotes scholarship in the field of personal relationships. The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships is an international, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that publishes the highest quality original research on social and personal relationships.

Ta co-authored the award-winning paper with: Assistant Professor of Psychology Sabrina J. Bierstetel, Franciscan University of Steubenville; Assistant Professor Allison K. Farrell, Miami University; Julia L. Briskin, Postdoctoral Research Associate and Data Scientist at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign; Michael W. Harvey, psychologist; Professor and Chair of Psychologocial and Brain Sciences Shelly L. Gable, University of California, Santa Barbara; Assistant Professor of Psychology Thao Ha, Arizona State University; Professor of Psychology William Ickes, The University of Texas at Arlington; Associate Professor of Psychology Wei-Fang Lin, Chung Yuan Christian University; Assistant Professor of Psychology Minda M. Orina, St. Olaf College; Associate Professor of Psychology Darby Saxbe, University of Southern California; Professor of Psychology Jeffry A. Simpson, University of Minnesota; and Professor of Psychology Richard B. Slatcher, University of Georgia.