What does loneliness look like in the brain?

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Social connection is fundamental to our well-being. Feeling close to other people promotes well-being, whereas disconnection from others can compromise mental and physical health. Yet, how the brain reflects our subjective experience of attachment to people has remained unclear until recently. How does our brain represent interpersonal closeness and distance…

Tara Well, PhD

Psychology Professor | TEDx Speaker| Writer on the power of reflections. Look out for my book “Facing Yourself” 2022 www.MirrorMeditation.com

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