social and affective neuroscience laboratory

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Why is it that our social relationships have such a profound impact on our emotional and physical well-being? Why does feeling connected to those we love feel so good, whereas feeling estranged from them cause so much pain? In my laboratory, we use behavioral, physiological, and neuroimaging techniques to understand how our need for social connection has left its mark on our minds, brains, and bodies.

 

Director:

Naomi Eisenberger

Department of Psychology, UCLA

4444 Franz Hall

Box 951563

Los Angeles, CA  90095-1563

Phone:  310.267.5196

Fax:  310.825.9257

Email:  neisenbe@ucla.edu