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What makes strangers click? | BBC Work Life

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What makes strangers click? | BBC Work Life
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Our relationship with our partners and friends were established with a feeling of mutual connection through communication. When we meet strangers, we often have this feeling of compatibility because of our similarity with how they perceive the world. In essence, the theory of shared reality suggests that we are most likely to feel closer to each other when we turn our mutual attention to something beyond ourselves. Columbia University psychologist Maya Rossignac-Milon calls this “making sense of the world together.”

Source: https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200917-what-makes-strangers-click