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Science & Medicine, Medicine

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It's All Academic: love and closeness

January 30th, 2015

Episode 111 of 1326 episodes

Back in the 1990s, Dr Arthur Aron and his team conducted a study where pairs of strangers asked each other a set of 36 questions. The result was greater closeness, and in the case of one pair: love and marriage. Dr Aron discusses the research and why it continues to enthral the general public.

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