Why do we have so few 'close' friends?

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Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Tue, 1 Aug 2017, 9:11AM

Why do we have so few 'close' friends?

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Tue, 1 Aug 2017, 9:11AM

How many 'close' friends do you think you have? 10? 15? 20?

Turns out it's way less than that, it's only three to five.

Does that surprise you? Why would the number be so low?

Associate professor of psychology at Auckland University, Nickola Overall, speaks with Mike Hosking.

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