This simple javascript program is designed to implement the technique described by Arthur Aron, et. al., in their paper entitled “The Experimental Generation of Interpersonal Closeness: A Procedure and Some Preliminary Findings (pdf available here).

It is designed to induce feelings of interpersonal closeness between strangers.

From the study: “One key pattern associated with the development of a close relationship among peers is sustained, escalating, reciprocal, personalistic self-disclosure.”

Mobile device-friendly thanks to JQuery Mobile.

Link to a live version of the software.

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