Being lonely can also make you more selfish

Loneliness can trigger a vicious cycle by making people more selfishwhich in turn leads to further social isolation, say scientists.

The findings show that such effects create a positive feedback loop between the two traits.

As increased loneliness heightens self-centredness, the latter then contributes further to enhanced loneliness.

"If you get more self-centred, you run the risk of staying locked in to feeling socially isolated," said John Cacioppo, professor at the University of Chicago in the US....................Read more


Source: The Times of India

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