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Professor Of Psychology
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering
Department of Clinical And Social Sciences In Psychology
Areas of expertise: Relationships and emotions: intimacy, attachment, and emotion regulation.
Harry Reis Homepage
In the News
New York Magazine
The Weaknesses of Online Dating
July 24, 2014
Looking For A Career Mentor You Love? Let Cold Data Be Your Guide
July 15, 2014
Dating in the digital age: How it feels to be a guy rated on Lulu
July 14, 2014
Relationship in need of some passion? Try a double date
March 28, 2014
Cupid's Arrow Turns Digital
February 01, 2012
Is Marriage Good for the Heart?
August 12, 2011
Harry Reis studies the factors that influence the quantity and closeness of social interaction, and the consequences of different patterns of socializing for health and psychological well-being. In his research, subjects keep detailed records on their on-going social interaction. These are tabulated by computer and related to various factors such as sex role, health, and emotional well-being. Professor Reis is also investigating some of the psychological processes that affect the course and conduct of close relationships. He is particularly interested in intimacy, attachment, and emotion regulation.