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From Rats in Cages to Primates in Paradise — The Scientific Story of Stress in Society.The immediate need for basic income in recognition of the effects of chronic stress and the importance of improving environmentsAt …
From Rats in Cages to Primates in Paradise — The Scientific Story of Stress in Society.The immediate need for basic …
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Eyes play a prominent role in our daily social encounters and are sometimes metaphorically referred to as windows to our souls. There now is compelling evidence to support the notion that much information about another …
Eyes play a prominent role in our daily social encounters and are sometimes metaphorically referred to as windows to our …
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Punks (of the 70s and 80s kind) were not known for their optimism. Quite the opposite in fact. Raging against the establishment in various ways, there was “no future” because, according to the Sex Pistols, …
Punks (of the 70s and 80s kind) were not known for their optimism. Quite the opposite in fact. Raging against …
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The absence of a father -- due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce -- has adverse physical and behavioral consequences for a growing child. But little is known about the biological processes that underlie this …
The absence of a father -- due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce -- has adverse physical and behavioral consequences …
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I remember when I was little one of my friends asked me to close my eyes. In a dream-like tone she then told me to do something that I will never forget, “Now try to …
I remember when I was little one of my friends asked me to close my eyes. In a dream-like tone …
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Why a device invented by a man who gave LSD to dolphins is now used by the world’s best basketball player. Steph Curry emerges from the flotation tank, deeply relaxed after an hour spent …
Why a device invented by a man who gave LSD to dolphins is now used by the world’s best …
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For as long as we’ve lived, we’ve had to learn. We learnt how to talk and walk as toddlers, then how to read and write. We’ve developed skill after skill in order …
For as long as we’ve lived, we’ve had to learn. We learnt how to talk and walk as …
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The Philosophy of Star Trek is a Roadmap For Our Future. Born in 1969, I literally cut my teeth on Star Trek, The Original Series. The opening gave me goosebumps (and still does). Spock was my …
The Philosophy of Star Trek is a Roadmap For Our Future. Born in 1969, I literally cut my teeth on Star …
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In 1840, Edgar Allan Poe described the ‘mad energy’ of an ageing man who roved the streets of London from dusk till dawn. His excruciating despair could be temporarily relieved only by immersing himself in a …
In 1840, Edgar Allan Poe described the ‘mad energy’ of an ageing man who roved the streets of London from dusk …
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Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the Oracle of Delphi. When Socrates heard that the oracle had made such a comment, he …
Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the …
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