Friends With Cognitive Benefits: Mental Function Improves After Certain Kinds of Socializing
To come back to again and again, from @dscofield:
ScienceDaily (Oct. 28, 2010) — Talking with other people in a friendly way can make it easier to solve common problems, a new University of Michigan study shows. But conversations that are competitive in tone, rather than cooperative, have no cognitive benefits.
- HBR — The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations (2014)