New research finds the pain of social rejection might not prompt the same brain response as physical pain, as previously thought.
According to a new study, activation of the insula is reduced in young marijuana users when they face social exclusion.
A new study reveals mindfulness can act as a buffer against the pain and distress of social rejection.
For those who face social rejection, researchers believe they have found a simple antidote. The study reports combining the over-the-counter pain killer acetaminophen with a dose of forgiveness can help alleviate both the physical and emotional pain of social rejection.