Communication: Short conversation with strangers is good for you

Talking to strangers is very unusual here in this country. A missed opportunity if you can believe two psychologists from the University of Amsterdam and the University of Copenhagen. Because even a short conversation with strangers increases feelings of happiness, as Paul van Lange and Simon Columbus reported in an overview of the research: “This is evident in interactions with bus drivers, other passengers on a bus or train, with the person behind the counter selling coffee or with other people in the experience.”

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