During the holidays many people fear overeating; however, the effect of loneliness, or perceived isolation, can be even more detrimental to one’s health. John Cacioppo, author of Discovering Psychology: The Science of the Mind, 1st Edition, discusses his research on what effects social isolation, or loneliness, can have on people. He talks about what sparked his interest in studying the effects of social isolation, describes perceived isolation vs. objective isolation, and covers the effects of perceived isolation.

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