Rats prefer to help their own kind, and human brains may be wired the same way.
Humans are a profoundly social species; our desire for social connection is embedded in our evolutionary history, and is highly important to our well-being.
Today’s high-stress environment is an opportunity to reset how our brains deal with stressful situations.
With increasing numbers of people isolated because of quarantine and social distancing, COVID-19 is not the only public health threat we should be worried about—loneliness is one as well.
The type of people you choose to surround yourself with says a lot about what you stand for.