WATCH: James Hamblin Tries Out Techniques for Talking to Strangers in Brooklyn

The Atlantic's If Our Bodies Could Talk series gives humorous off-beat perspectives on health topics from Senior Editor, Dr. James Hamblin.

For the latest episode in the series, Hamblin visits Prospect Park in Brooklyn to try out some advice for how to talk to strangers.

societies. Yet, even in New York City, which is crowded with over 8 million people, making new connections isn’t always easy. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin seeks wisdom from Kio Stark, author of When Strangers Meet. Hamblin attempts to implement her advice in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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