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Very few people leave conversations when they want to, according to research.

Turns out nobody knows how long a conversation should last, and we keep talking way longer than we actually want to

We have no idea what someone else is thinking, so we tend to second-guess how long they want a conversation to last. Usually, we've got it wrong.

Research once suggested small talk makes us unhappy — here’s why that’s not true

A study in 2010 found that small talk was bad for our mental wellbeing, but a follow up from the same team suggests that isn't the case. Small talk isn't as important as deep, meaningful conversation, but it isn't exactly bad either.