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Shared Pain Brings People Together

Despite its unpleasantness, pain may actually have positive social consequences, acting as a sort of “social glue” that fosters cohesion and solidarity within groups. ... More>


Faces Are More Likely to Seem Alive When We Want to Feel Connected

New research reveals that feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive. ... More>


Holding a Mirror to Their Natures


Public Trust Has Dwindled With Rise in Income Inequality

Trust in others and confidence in societal institutions are at their lowest point in over three decades, analyses of national survey data reveal. ... More>


Dads’ Housework Inspires Girls’ Ambitions