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Broken Hearts Really Hurt - Association for Psychological Science

Broken Hearts Really Hurt - Association for Psychological Science | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

“Broken-hearted” isn’t just a metaphor—social pain and physical pain have a lot in common, according to Naomi Eisenberger of the University of Califiornia-Los Angeles. Physical pain and social pain are processed in some of the same regions of the brain.

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Blogging May Help Teens Dealing with Social Distress

Blogging May Help Teens Dealing with Social Distress | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Blogging may have psychological benefits for teens suffering from social anxiety, improving their self-esteem and helping them relate better to their friends.
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Why Ostracism Hurts – and How to Cope with It

Why Ostracism Hurts – and How to Cope with It | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
For kids on the playground and adults in the workplace, being left out affects the brain, new research shows.
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