social interactions

Exercising With Others Is More Likely To Reduce Dementia Risk

Incorporating social interaction into exercise routines may enhance cognitive resilience in older adults, shows a study from Japan.

Oxytocin Can Warp Our Sense Of Time

The hormone oxytocin is responsible for the temporal compression effect, where the duration of social interaction feels shorter than it actually is.

Eye Contact Synchronizes Brain Activity

Gazing into another person's eyes can cause synchronized brain activity, researchers say.

Empathy For Robots: Similar But Not Quite The Same

Can humans empathize with robots? Electroencephalography data from 15 healthy human subjects suggests that we do.

Social Threat Contexts Mapped To Cortical Networks

Communication networks, and not single cells or brain regions, are responsible for contextual processing in primate brains.