Are you and your Special Friend on the same page? Are you clicking? In synch? Seeing eye to eye? Communicating effectively?
This application determines the degree to which any two samples of language are similar in their language styles. It can be most helpful in analyzing two sides of the same conversation. For best results, use a group of IMs, emails, text messages, even transcribed conversations, or even general writing samples between you and another person.
Once you enter your words in the interaction and then the other person’s words, you will get a number back that assesses the degree to which the two of you match. This number, called a language style matching, or LSM score, ranges from about .50 to 1.00. The closer you are to 1.00, the more in synch the two of you are.
Other studies have found that the LSM score is associated with how long a relationship lasts and its overall quality.
Before trying out the application, you will need to find and prepare some suitable writing samples. Here are the basic instructions:
For best results, compare similar writing samples. In other words, compare IMs with IMs, emails with emails. Also, the more words from each of you, the better. Try to have a minimum of 50 words in each box.
When you are ready to try it out, click the submit button below.