Study sheds new light on how people feel about texts

Texting and driving

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A new study is shedding light on how people feel about your text messages.

Researchers at Bingham University sent experimental messages featuring an invitation to 120 people. When the reply was followed by a period, subjects rated the response as less sincere.

In a follow-up study, researchers saw signs that exclamation marks may make messages seem more sincere than no punctuation at all.

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