Study focuses on connections between friends

Associate Professor Thalia Wheatley and her former graduate student Carolyn Parkinson, now an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, looked at the similarities between friends.  Professor Wheatley was quoted in "The Independent", "We are social species and live our lives connected to everybody else.  If we want to understand how the human brain works, then we need to understand how brains work in combination--how minds shape each other."  See the full article in The Independent online.

The study has also been featured in the New York Times: You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Additional coverage was published in Discover Magazine online.