Your Brain on Grief: Deeper Understanding to Foster Healing and Growth

Growth through Grief

Oct 19 2022 • 33 mins

How does your brain process, handle and heal from grief?

In this interview with Mary-Frances O’Connor author of a new and important book: The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss, we explore her research and seek the scientific answer to this question.

Mary-Frances is a researcher and Associate Professor at the University of Arizona, where she studies how the mind, brain and body react to and adapt to grief.

In this insightful episode, we explore her research and new book, to learn what happens to the brain on grief, and how you can leverage this knowledge to better mentally handle your grieving process.

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