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Uncanny Valley Not So Uncanny for Lonely People


Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley


Faces Are More Likely to Seem Alive When We Want to Feel Connected

New research reveals that feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive. ... More>


When Being Alone Turns Into Loneliness, There Are Ways to Fight Back


The Psychology of Exile

When I was in middle school, one of the assigned readings was a story called “The Man Without a Country.” It was written by Edward Everett Hale in 1863, and […]... More>