Human brains and friends: Why are humans more likely to empathize with other humans?

Our Brains Think Our Friends Are an Actual Part of Us

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Aug. 26 2013 11:45 AM

Our Brains Think Our Friends Are an Actual Part of Us

Because we tend to become more like our friends the more time we spend with them, our brains are hardwired to place ourselves in their shoes.

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