#91: Surprising brain benefits of a good social life
As humans, we’re designed for social interaction. You might think you’re just laughing and talking, but your brain is actually hard at work laying down new pathways. And science has shown that socialising is critical for good brain health and loneliness is toxic for it.
In today's episode, I discuss:
- why having a good social life is so good for your brain
- why people with strong social ties are less likely to experience cognitive decline
- how to re-engage socially if you’ve lost contact with old friends
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