Loneliness

Loneliness is more prevalent than many people realize and represents a major health issue, including a heightened risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic illnesses. Its effect on mortality was similar to “smoking 15 cigarettes a day.”

Focusing on The Success of Others Can Make Us Selfish

Successful cooperation in groups is dependent on how people gather information about peers, and thus make cooperative decisions on that information. This decision making process can affect our social decision making.