Mental Health

The social brain: How isolation can affect our brain's structure and cognition

Social isolation carries an increased risk of dementia in older adults. Image: Unsplash/Ben Sweet

Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian

Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Cambridge

Christelle Langley

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Chun Shen

Postdoctoral research fellow, Fudan University

Jianfeng Feng

Professor of Science and Technology for Brain-Inspired Intelligence, Fudan University

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Social isolation or being alone can affect your memory and reaction time.
Social isolation or being alone can affect your memory and reaction time. Image: Unsplash/ Atharva Tulsi

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