Has the lockdown lost us friends?
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After months of reduced social interaction, it's hard to shake the feeling that things just don't feel the same with some of our friendships. And a new report suggests that's because they might not be. The Oxford University psychologist behind the study, Professor Robin Dunbar joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the hindrances of virtual friendships, why physical contact strengthens relationships and the unwelcome side-effect of becoming friends with your neighbours over the lockdown.

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