Why Are We So Wired To Connect?

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February 24, 2014

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Why Are We So Wired To Connect?

The brain cannot learn without wondering, listening, and making connections while your myelin part of your brain develops and grows.

– Sage Canny –

What drives our powerful need for social interaction? And what makes being alone difficult? These are just a couple of the questions that Matthew Lieberman, a social neurologist from the University of California, explores in his newest book, Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect. Through his research, Lieberman has identified compelling evidence demonstrating the neuroscience behind our human interactions — with broad implications for how we live our lives. For example, we now know that the connection between physical and social pain is very real — in that, they are both processed through the same neural pathways. From an evolutionary standpoint, this begs the question — that perhaps our social connections are more than just a mere luxury, that perhaps they are, in face, a necessity. Our brains are continuously working, and in order to better respond to our environment. “This is what our brains were wired for: reaching out to and interacting with others,” writes Lieberman. This article shares more. { read more }


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The Years of Life tell me that I am old - My Inner Heart tells me that I am young - it is proof that I still live in Duality and as I decided to outgrow this Matrix I am prepared to ascend into some other realm leaving all the old and shabby patterns behind me pluck up all my courage for the New Age with shining lights so Golden of Promise - And take with me nothing but love - peace - harmony and one only virtue of 3-D density : staying a pioneer all my lifes ... ready for another adventure ... with the Help of God Almighty...