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Got a friend in me? The neural signature of friendships and social motivations

Got a friend in me? The neural signature of friendships and social motivations Illustration by Ilse Schrauwers

Friends provide emotional support and help us define who we are. Lisa Schreuders examined how social interactions contribute to adolescent social development. She examined neural processes implicated in forming and maintaining friendships.

Check out Lisa’s video blog about her research!

Video and subtitles by Erik Heuvelink 

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