It’s a scientific fact that Man is a social animal. Through our distant evolutionary heritage, we have held on to the master brain imprint that needs us to be part of the pack, to move with it, and seek safety from it. To us, the need for connection and community is as fundamental as the need for air, water and food.
But, is being part of a community just social interaction, or does it have a deeper impact emotional, psychological and physical well being? This infographic collates numerous research highlights about the profound effects of socialization and community.
How a Sense of Community Belonging Impacts the Brain:
Infographic by – Alo House Recovery Centers