Nicholas Epley

City Living, Transportation

14th Street, NYC subway commute

Photo via 2010-03-12 via photopin (license)

Here’s a way to bring some relief to those seemingly never-ending subway delays: strike up a conversation with the stranger next to you. Research conducted by behavioral scientists Nicholas Epley and Juliana Schroeder reveals that engaging in chitchat with your fellow straphangers can actually improve your well-being.

learn more about their study

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