Best friends have exceptionally similar brain activity, suggesting relationships rely on how we ‘process the world’

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Dating sites would be well-advised to add “brain activity” as a compatibility criterion, according to a study released on Tuesday showing that close friends have eerily comparable neural responses to life experiences.
“Our results suggest that friends process the world around them in exceptionally similar ways,” said lead author Carolyn Parkinson, director of the Computational Social Neuroscience Lab at the University of California in Los Angeles.
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