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In the Media – The science of making friends (Wall Street Journal)

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In the Media – The science of making friends (Wall Street Journal)

In the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Bernstein explores the science of making friends.

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NPR on midlife friendships

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NPR on midlife friendships

Some findings on midlife friendships

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Want to be happier and live longer? Get socially active.

March 18, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
Want to be happier and live longer? Get socially active.

New studies suggest that being socially active is good for your health.

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Friendship etiquette: An expanding group of neighbors

June 7, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A friendly group of neighbors has gotten so large that logistical problems arise in arranging get-togethers.

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Research looks at the emotional impact of spending time on Facebook

April 7, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Research looks at the emotional impact of spending time on Facebook

If you are already depressed, spending too much time on Facebook can make you feel worse.

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Facebook: Do you use it to engage or to compare yourself to your friends?

February 6, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading
Facebook: Do you use it to engage or to compare yourself to your friends?

A new study suggests that “Facebook Envy” can lead to feelings of depression.

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Friendship and happiness

January 29, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and happiness

The folks at Happify developed this nifty infographic summarizing some of the relevant research on friendship and happiness.

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Friendship Research: Having a close confidante helps keep us healthy

June 9, 2014 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

New friendship research confirms the positive health effects of having a close confidante.

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In the Media – Dogs as connectors to friendships

April 8, 2014 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

If you’re looking for friendship, getting a dog might be something to consider.

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The fragility of friendship

November 26, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Based on research, friends forever is usually a myth.

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