Brain structure links loneliness to social perception

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Kanai, R; Bahrami, B; Duchaine, B; Janik McErlean, A.B; Banissy, M.J; Rees, G;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Current Biology,volume 22,issue 20,pages1,975-1,979 (issn: 0960-9822, eissn: 1879-0445)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.08.045, pmc: PMC3510434
  • Subject: Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | BF | Report

Loneliness is the distressing feeling associated with the perceived absence of satisfying social relationships [1]. Loneliness is increasingly prevalent in modern societies [2, 3] and has detrimental effects on health and happiness [4, 5]. Although situational threats t... View more
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