Increasing social activity is linked to greater life satisfaction in the long term, a new study reports.
A new study reports when a pair of monkeys interact during a social task, their brains show episodes of high synchronization.
A new study reports conventional ideas of dominance and hierarchies in humans may not be as straightforward as believed.
Being sociable may help transmit beneficial microbes, a new study reports.
A new study reports on a new drug target that has the potential to increase social interaction in some forms of ASD.
A new video game fosters more social initiation that free play for those with ASD. The game also is effective at reducing repetitive behaviors and helps improve gestural expression.
Musical anhedonia, a neurological condition where people don't enjoy music, affects 5% of the population. Researchers are exploring if this same condition could also be what impairs social bonding for some people on the autism spectrum.
Older adults who spend their free time embarking on intellectually stimulating activities, such as reading, writing, or making crafts, have a 23% lower risk of developing dementia. Additionally, those who exercise and spend time socializing with family or friends also have a significantly decreased risk of dementia.