Pinpointing Loneliness in the Brain

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Neuroscientists have identified a brain region that represents feelings of loneliness. This cluster of cells, located near the back of the brain in an area called the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN), is necessary for generating the increased sociability that normally occurs after a period of social isolation, the researchers found in a study of mice.

Source: Pinpointing Loneliness in the Brain

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