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Perceived Attractiveness Is Correlated To How Much You Play, And A Super-Sciencey Video Explains Why

You might already know that the act of playing is important for humans because it helps us learn to solve problems. Get this though: A study shows that the social skills you learn from playing makes you more attractive to potential mates! Turns out that learning to navigate the different kinds of personalities you find in the sandbox makes you better at navigating conflict. And that's the sort of thing that changes the world for the better. So go ahead and play. You just might make yourself even more attractive and solve world problems all at the same time — and there's nothing wrong with that.

Perceived Attractiveness Is Correlated To How Much You Play, And A Super-Sciencey Video Explains Why
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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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