How does your brain “feel” heartbreak? We examine the neurobiological overlap between social and physical pain.
This article goes over some of the things that were discussed in my Human Behavior class yesterday. We also went over some ideas on attachment (which I’ve covered in the past, in Attachment and Attachment, Part 2). It’s fascinating stuff to read; I never would have really considered that relationships can be addictive, in a sense, and losing a meaningful one can harm the body and mind in the same way as withdrawal.