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Researchers discover a specific brain circuit damaged by social isolation during childhood | Science Daily
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Researchers discover a specific brain circuit damaged by social isolation during childhood | Science Daily

Both adults and children can suffer from the effects of prolonged loneliness. A new study has revealed that aspects of a child’s brain and neurological pathways can actually be damaged due to childhood isolation, making it harder for them to have positive social interactions in the future. This new discovery is also leading researchers to consider the effects of isolation more heavily from the coronavirus pandemic, including the closing of schools.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200831112345.htm

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