The Power of Strangers: The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World

Joe Keohane | 2021
Posted in: Bridging Divides Social Psychology
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Veteran journalist Joe Keohane offers an antidote to today’s ‘epidemic of loneliness’ that is just outside our front doors – talking to strangers. These conversations pierce our demographic, geographic, and ideological bubbles, connecting us to each other and improving our own well-being in the process. He shares new research findings on the benefits of such interactions alongside his own stories from the field.