Kerem Besim Durbin

Symposium 1: Apps/Tech

Search for Daily Causality: Does increasing physical affection lead to a better relationship?

While physical affection is strongly associated with relational well-being, it’s unknown whether it causes well-being or emerges more frequently in healthy relationships. To fill this gap in the literature, we investigated whether physical affection causes global relationship quality, momentary intimacy and security. We created a smart-phone application to prompt participants to show physical affection to […]