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Heart Health

30 September 2010

Social rejection slows heartbeat

Being rejected by another person can not only break your heart but also put the brakes on it, a small study conducted in the Netherlands has found.

Being rejected by another person can not only break your heart but also put the brakes on it, a small study conducted in the Netherlands has found.

The students were asked to send the researchers a photograph of themselves, which would be sent to another university where students the same age as the study participants would look at the photos and decide whether they liked the person or not.

 

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