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Brain size may determine whether you are good at keeping friends

Brain size may determine whether you are good at keeping friends | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Researchers are suggesting that there is a link between the number of friends you have and the size of the region of the brain -- known as the orbital prefrontal cortex -- that is found just above the eyes.
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Friends Help Us To Negate Negativity

Friends Help Us To Negate Negativity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
'Stand by me' is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological...
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More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas

More Facebook friends linked to bigger brain areas | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found a direct link between the number of friends a person has on Facebook and the size of certain brain regions, raising the possibility that using online social networks...

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Online social network size is reflected in human brain structure

Online social network size is reflected in human brain structure | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The number of friends an individual declares on a web-based social networking service reliably predicted grey matter density in the right superior temporal sulcus, left middle temporal gyrus and entorhinal cortex.

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