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Social Connection Makes a Better Brain

Social Connection Makes a Better Brain | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it
Recent trends show that people increasingly value material goods over relationships—but neuroscience and evolution say this goes against our nature.


Lieberman’s new book Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect hits the shelves this month. It’s a book about relationships and why relationships are a central—though increasingly absent—part of a flourishing life. Lieberman draws on psychology and neuroscience research to confirm what Aristotle asserted long ago in his Politics: “Man is by nature a social animal … Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of society, is either a beast or a god.”

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Experts declare ‘cyber war’ on cancer’s ‘social networking’ | KurzweilAI

Experts declare ‘cyber war’ on cancer’s ‘social networking’ | KurzweilAI | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it
Social bacteria: this colony of bacteria contains pioneer cells that pave the way for colony expansion in the same way that specialized cancer cells prepare...


Researchers at Rice, Tel Aviv and Johns Hopkins universities aim to break cancer’s command-and-control codes

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Learning to BREATHE: A pilot trial of a mindfulness curriculum for adolescents.

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