social: why our brains are wired to connect

Matthew D. Lieberman

“We intuitively believe social and physical pain are radically different kinds of experiences, yet the way our brains treat them suggests that they are more similar than we imagine.” A fascinating read about how humans are wired to be social, and how our emotional health is as important as our physical health, and should be taken care of as such. Lieberman successfully writes this book in a audience friendly manner, highlighting and describing scientific evidence in a manageable way. I took my red pencil with me as I read through this, and must have underlined 80% of the whole book....!