Watch this short video about the special bond formed between a scubadiver, Arakawa, and a fish he rescued.
Read about how the coronavirus has changed some of the most important ways in which humans connect with one another.
Friendship can provide support during difficult times. But the best way to help a friend depends on that friend’s outlook.
Cultures around the globe may have different approaches to social interactions, but the meanings of many facial expressions are the same.
With any infectious disease, contact tracing helps prevent contagion by uncovering the interactions that tie us all together.
In this essay, writer George Monbiot explores the current state of humanity—and finds that it centers not on our devotion to technology, but instead on our loss of bonds with others.
Have you heard of the “Latinx” term popping up everywhere? Learn more about its origins and whether the new term really connects Latin American peoples.
Learn about the intensive research project that definitively showed the bonds among all humans.
Adorable baby animal videos are all over the Internet; find out the touching story behind one of them.
In this short video, Brian Hare explores the importance of friendliness in the animal and human worlds.
Read about how simple acquaintances can be just as important to our health as our best friends.
Watch this video about the power of language and ways it affects our perception.
Read about the importance of the social bonds we make and maintain as well as how these connections make us healthier and happier.
Why do we make connections with digital assistants when we know they don’t have feelings?
A sibling can be both an arch-enemy and an ally, often on the same day! Jeffrey Kluger, author of the book The Sibling Effect, discusses what makes our connection to siblings so strong.
Watch a video explaining what empathy is, how it enriches our lives, and why it brings us together.
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, found that access to smartphones distracts people from negative situations and also serves as social support.
A researcher at UCLA found that brain scans taken while study participants watched a variety of video clips could accurately predict which of the subjects were friends.
Researchers have found that the eye contact dogs make and that human connect to has been an evolutionary process.
In a recent study, Stanford University researchers found that virtual reality technology can help people increase enduring empathy for others.