A Successful Conversation Involves Brains ‘Coupling’ Together

A Successful Conversation Involves Brains ‘Coupling’ Together
technology

New research shows how the neural activity of the speaker's brain is synchronized with that of the listener's.

Naresh Kumar
  • 27 july 2010

Scientists at Princeton University have found that during a successful conversation between two individuals, the neural activity of the speaker’s brain is synchronized with that of the listener’s. And the more their brains are “coupled” in conversation, the better the listener ‘gets’ what the speaker is trying to convey.

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