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Watch: Science explains why we feel lonely

Ever wondered why sometimes being alone feels like literally the worst thing that could possibly happen. But at others it’s like being set free from the daily grind of life? Weird that, huh?

Well the brain boxes over at Brain Craft have some answers for you. They’ve put together a fascinating four-minute video which explains the science behind feeling lonely, and why some of us are genetically more pre-disposed to the emotion than others.

Check it out, then head on over to Brain Craft’s YouTube channel for more inspiring content.