It Gets Worse Before...

In the spirit of the recent wave of encouraging videos (literally, intending to bestow “courage”) of credible speakers offering a vision of a hopeful future to LGBTQ youth who experience daily torture at the hands of bullies, I would like to make a slightly different remark. In my...

Loneliness Links to ...

John T. Cacioppo’s research looks at the connections between the social and neural mechanisms underlying human behavior. He investigates how societal influences and personal relationships affect cognition and...

RSA Critique of Indi...

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret...

Social Support and R...

Social isolation worsens cardiac arrest effects on heart regulation A new study in mice shows how social support can help minimize some of the worst physical damages to the brain caused by a heart attack.