Renowned grief expert, neuroscientist, and psychologist Mary-Frances O’Connor shares groundbreaking discoveries about what happens in our brain when we grieve, providing a new paradigm for understanding love, loss, and learning.
Research suggests a trauma-sensitive and socioculturally adapted group intervention can significantly reduce posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and multimorbidity among refugees and asylum seekers.
From 24-hour cable news to YouTube and Twitter, today’s mass media can turn local disasters into international events within minutes, and research reveals that widespread transmission can have a traumatic impact far beyond the people who are directly exposed.
From team sports to social media, shared emotions and perceptions of social support can enhance social belonging and encourage prosocial behavior. But they don’t always bring out the best in groups. Scientists look at the psychological processes that allow us to experience emotions together.