Reading List: The Neuroscience of Human Relationships
This article explores a new book by Louis Cozolino entitled The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain. In the book, the author challenges current predominantly Western notions of “the lone and separate individual” through the lens of neuroscience. He writes that “individual neurons or single human brains do not exist in nature. Without mutually stimulating interactions, people and neurons wither and die.” This approach, thoroughly explored in the book, offers far-reaching implications for a wide variety of disciplines, from art and literature to sociology and science.
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