21 bookmarks. First posted by aebraddy may 2018.
Are My Friends Really My Friends? via Instapaper https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/12/style/who-are-my-real-friends.htmlIFTTT Instapaper
may 2018 by brainflurry
There are physiological benefits to face-to-face encounters, however, that do not accrue to digital interactions or the phone. “Your blood pressure goes down, you have synchrony, you mimic your friend’s posture unconsciously,” Ms. Flora said. “It’s a rapport humans have developed over thousands of years, and you don’t get that when you only follow someone on social media.” (Skype et al. can be comparable, though, Dr. Dunbar observed.)TXT
may 2018 by metamurks
may 2018 by casey.chow
“You’ve got enough friends, a new one is bad for you,” says a petulant character named Max in “Kicking and Screaming,” Noah Baumbach’s 1995 cult movie, when a member of his post-collegiate quadrumvirate attempts to introduce a fifth guy. “You start spreading your affection around and it runs thin, believe me.”