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Sep 05, 2019 Hunter-gatherers Agree on What is Moral, but not Who is Moral

Morality plays a role in everyday lives, from interactions with friends and strangers, to political views and social influences.

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Aug 19, 2019 Facts and Stories: Great Stories Undermine Strong Facts

Washington, DC - Some research shows facts are better received when presented on their own. Other studies show facts are more accepted when interwoven with stories; stories can help bridge emotional connections.

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Sep 13, 2019 What is the Amygdala, and What Does it Have to do with Helping?

by Abigail Marsh

A big clue to how helpful you are may be found in an ancient mammalian brain area known as the amygdala.

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Sep 12, 2019 Stereotypes Undermine Older Adults’ Self-Control

by Mindi Price & Jessica Alquist

Seniors’ self-control can be impaired by negative views of aging in our culture.

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