Romantic Pain = Physical Pain

New research reveals that the reaction of the human brain to heartbreak is similar to its reaction to the experience of physical pain. What do you think?


"No way. That would mean that being in love and experiencing physical pleasure would go hand in hand!"

Judy Halliday • Foam Gun Operator

Advertisement

"What happens if you're breaking up with an abusive boyfriend? Does your brain just explode?"

Ted Poling • Systems Analyst

"Let me guess: It's the anterior cingulate cortex, right? That thing always acts up after I get dumped."

Blaine Klaers • Junction Maker

Share This Story