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Brain responds more to friends

October 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Brain Responds More to Close Friends, Imaging Study Shows
ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2010) — People’s brains are more responsive to friends than to strangers, even if the stranger has more in common, according to a study in the Oct. 13 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers examined a brain region known to be involved in processing social information, and the results suggest that social alliances outweigh shared interests.

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