As if it weren’t bad enough, according to CMU grad student Sarah Pressman, it turns out Loneliness could affect your immune system negatively.
It is disturbing that this study neglected to count the number of inverted keg-stands or fraternity indoctrination rituals in the lives of the subjects. If those don’t kill your immune system in a week, nothing will.
Much the same way scientists do experiments on mice for eventual application to humans. This study was done on college freshmen for eventual application to humans.
The worst part of the results showed it was very possible to be in the middle of a crowd but still experience loneliness. So, get out there and build quality social networks!
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