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Key Vocabulary

Friends
Amigos
Friendship
Amistad
Similarity
Similitud
Familiarity
Familiaridad
Longevity
Longevidad

The Science Behind Friendship

Learn what science says about friendship.

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The Science Behind Friendship

Learn what science says about friendship.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

The Beatles already knew this. Everything is possible with a little help from our friends. What does science say about friendship?
While romantic relationships can be explained on the basis of reproductive and genetic interests, friendship appears to be based on reciprocity.

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