The Secret Life of Pronouns

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a book by James W. Pennebaker

How do you view the world?

An exploration into thoughts, perceptions, and LIWC

Everyone sees the world in slightly different ways. In this exercise, you will be asked to describe a relatively simple picture for about 5 minutes. After doing this, the computer will analyze your writings and point to how you view the picture compared to others.

Are you: Male or Female

Date of birth:

If from the U.S., please enter your zip code. If outside the US, enter your country:


Bottle image

Look at the picture. How would you describe the picture to someone who couldn't see it? Try to describe the picture in a way that someone you didn't know could imagine exactly what it looks like just by your description.

Once you are ready to describe the object, press the button below. You will have 5 minutes to write your description of the picture. Try to write continuously about what you see. Do not use abbreviations and try your best to spell correctly.

Once you are ready to begin, press the button below.