The moral is that there is no such thing as ‘mere’ entertainment. The human mind is an attachment machine, forming emotional bonds with stuffed animals, invertebrates and Izzie Stevens. A good drama might ease our loneliness, but a breakup is still a breakup

—author and editor Jonah Lehrer, from "Television and Loneliness," an entry for The Frontal Cortex on ScienceBlogs.

Colleen Scheck, producer

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