Fri 26 Apr 2024 09:51

"People are surprisingly hesitant to reach out to old friends [...] One reason for this reluctance may be that old friends feel like strangers [...] we adapted an intervention shown to ease anxieties about talking to strangers [simply practicing the task] and found that it increased the number of people who reached out to an old friend by two-thirds."

nature.com/articles/s44271-024

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