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The biology of our best and worst selves – Robert Sapolsky


One thing that’s clear is you’re not going to get anywhere if you think there’s going to be the brain region or the hormone or the gene or the childhood experience or the evolutionary mechanism that explains everything.  Instead, every bit of behavior … Continue reading

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Baboons in The Whitehouse…


“Donald trump has been brought to us so we can be  really clear on what too much privilege looks like.” Continue reading

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Stress – portrait of a killer


   Excellent PBS documentary on stress and how it operates the same way in individuals in two coparable communities- one wild babboons and te other  Whitehall Civil Servants … In each… those at the bottom of the hierarchy experience the greater levels of … Continue reading

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