Another of our research papers has been discussed on Psychology Today. In the article Nicklas Balboa discusses the following:
- Humans have evolved brain functions that allow us to connect, despite our differences.
- Difficult social situations are perceived as cognitively costly, which can motivate us to avoid them.
- Reducing cognitive load can improve our social emotions.
The direct link to the article is at the following link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-neuroscience-conversations/202109/is-why-we-avoid-difficult-conversations
The original article can be found in Frontiers of Human Neuroscience.