Brain training could help the heartbroken, says neuropsychologist

Brain training could help the heartbroken, says neuropsychologist

Brain training could help the heartbroken, says neuropsychologist 150 150 icnagency

By: Ian Sample Science editor | Brain training could help the heartbroken, says neuropsychologist | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Computerised tests could train those suffering unrequited love to avoid actions they might later regret, says Cambridge University professor Barbara Sahakian

The indignity of being dumped has rarely been helped by a clumsy poem or a drunken text sent after closing time, but there is at least hope for the heartbroken.

Instead of making things worse with a helping of humiliation, the best response to unrequited love might be to train our brains to hold back on actions we might later regret.

Related: Can an app help mend a broken heart?

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