Here's the neuroscience of loneliness, and why technology can help

Health worker Emilie Neumann helps a 79 year-old resident to attend an online video call with his relatives at Les Jardins d'Emeraude long-term care unit at Bischwiller departemental hospital, near Strasbourg, during a lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), France, April 9, 2020. Picture taken April 9, 2020.   REUTERS/Christian Hartmann - RC2L1G9SF8NP

Technology can help us stay connected throughout the pandemic. Image: REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Anna Henschel
PhD Candidate in Psychology & Neuroscience , University of Glasgow
Emily S. Cross
Professor of Social Robotics, Macquarie University
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