Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

Recommended by Stephen Lew, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #35 in Social Psychology, Ranked #96 in Neuroscience

We are profoundly social creatures – more than we know. 

In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its spare time to learn about the social world – other people and our relation to them. It is believed that we must commit 10,000 hours to master a skill.  According to Lieberman, each of us has spent 10,000 hours learning to make sense of...

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