Wired for Connection: How Our Brains Create Communities

 

Groups that have greater psychological safety tend to perform better because they create a safe space for all.

Jay Van Bavel Psychology professor at NYU
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Wired for Connection: How Our Brains Create Communities

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Intelligence is more than the gray matter sloshing around in your skull, and more than the nerves that make sense of your environment. Your mind utilizes extra-neural resources, including the perceptions and knowledge in the minds of others — so the more people you surround yourself with, the bigger your brain is. In this session, we’ll dive into the research that shows how social connections are key to cognitive and creative endeavors, and how being together helps us thrive.

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