Loneliness: Human Nature And The Need For Social Connection by John T CacioppoLoneliness: Human Nature And The Need For Social Connection by John T Cacioppo

Loneliness: Human Nature And The Need For Social Connection

byJohn T Cacioppo, William Patrick

Paperback | July 28, 2009

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University of Chicago social neuroscientist John T. Cacioppo unveils his pioneering research on the startling effects of loneliness: a sense of isolation or social rejection disrupts not only our thinking abilities and will power but also our immune systems, and can be as damaging as obesity or smoking. A blend of biological and social science, this book demonstrates that, as individuals and as a society, we have everything to gain, and everything to lose, in how well or how poorly we manage our need for social bonds.
John T. Cacioppo (1951—2018) was a psychology professor at the University of Chicago and director of the university’s Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience. He was the author of more than a dozen books, including Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connections.William Patrick, former editor for science and medicine...
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Title:Loneliness: Human Nature And The Need For Social ConnectionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.2 × 5.4 × 0.9 inPublished:July 28, 2009Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393335283

ISBN - 13:9780393335286

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A magnificent exposé. — Frans de Waal

Wise, beautifully written, and often funny…a tour-de-force. — Shelley E. Taylor, professor of psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Superb. — Library Journal