Aristotle famously declared man to be, by nature, a social animal. The social nature of human beings has indeed been of interest to philosophers throughout time. Now neuroscience has some contributions to the conversation.
“Being socially connected is our brain’s lifelong passion. It’s been baked into our operating system for tens of millions of years,” writes Matthew Lieberman, professor of psychology and biobehavioral science at UCLA.
(Source: EPR Properties)