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The surprising benefits of talking to strangers

bbc.com

A Case Of Missing Strangers

  • In a decade-old novel written by neuroscientist David Eagleman, called A Circle Of Friends, a life without any strangers was envisioned, where only the people we know inhabit our world.
  • There is a glaring void felt in life without strangers, the people we ...

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Social isolation, as seen in many experiments, can have adverse effects on the mental health of a person, even leading to premature death.

Friendly behaviour with strangers makes us feel good about ourselves, and if strangers inhibit signs of trustworthiness, it leads to ...

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Social interactions with strangers with a feeling of compassion, generosity and kindness has powerful and positive effects on the entire society.

In spite of the fact that wearing a mask makes our connections weaker due to less visibility of the face, one still needs the

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