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In a study involving former prisoners of war, brain scans revealed that those locked in solitary confinement had neurological damage comparable to suffering a concussion! While those who had social interactions had less brain damage. It’s because loneliness boosts inflammation in the brain and interferes with our ability to remember facts and solve problems. So give your friends a call, or maybe Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime with them, or even do a social distancing get-together (weather permitting).