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Did the positive stimuli actually make them perceive their partner in a more positive light?

To test the effect that the montage was having on the couple, every 2 weeks for 8 weeks each spouse was shown a series of faces, including their partners and were asked to indicate the emotional tone of the image as quickly as possible.

Something amazing happened to the participants.

The simple act of associating their partners with positive stimuli increased the marital satisfaction over the course of the study.



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