When we look up into the sky, towards the stars and beyond – to the entire universe itself – it is sometimes hard not to be overcome with a sense existential loneliness.
MRI scans show that hunger and loneliness cause cravings in the same area, which suggests socialization is a need.
Spending time alone need not be a lonely affair. On the contrary, it is actually good for our health and wellbeing.
Don’t confuse loneliness with time by yourself.
A new study looks at our comfort in being around other people as a byproduct of evolution.