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Social Brain

Surprising Differences Seen In Brains Of Social Butterflies

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 11.17.2013 | Science

SAN DIEGO — Being a social butterfly just might change your brain: In people with a large network of friends and excellent social skills, certain b...

Evolution of the 'Social Brain' in Humans: What Are the Benefits and Costs of Belonging to a Social Species?

Pascal Vrticka | Posted 11.16.2013 | Science
Pascal Vrticka

Because the human brain has become so large and sophisticated in terms of the social computations it supports, it takes a very long time for it to develop fully.

How Friends Make You Healthy

| Posted 04.26.2012 | Healthy Living

By Ingrid Wickelgren (Click here for the original article) One advantage of belonging to a cohesive society in which people help each other is tha...

Your Brain on the Web

Daniel Goleman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Nature designed the brain for face-to-face interactions -- not the online world. Email actually tricks the brain.