Category Archives: Synchronization

Building Trust: Increased Heart Rate Synchrony during Joint Action

People who trust each other often find their hearts beat in step with one another when collaborating on a task. Scientists are puzzled by the phenomenon. Throughout human evolution, cooperation has always been a vital ingredient in our species’ survival. … Continue reading

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Leader Emergence through Interpersonal Neural Synchronization

Great leaders are often great communicators. However, little is known about the neural basis of leader–follower communication. Only recently have neuroscientists been able to examine interpersonal neural synchronization (INS) between leaders and followers during social interactions. Here, we show that … Continue reading

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