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Bison Talk - S4E2: Relationships and Why We Need Them, Through the Lens of Psychology and Family Science

In the midst of a global pandemic, many of us are beginning to realize what really matters. This increase of time spent at home, without the distractions of our usually busy lives, can be a time of real reflection. It can also be a time of stress, anxiety or loneliness, and this influx of emotion has taught us that we need connection with others. So how can we foster relationships with our family, friends, roommates and significant others in this time of isolation? And why is this network so important?  Katie Spirko, assistant professor of psychology, and Hunter Stanfield, assistant professor of family science, are the featured guests to talk about relationships, particularly in a time of isolation. Episode transript.