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Why is isolation so dreadful for humans? As the clinical psychologist points out, it interferes with one of our brain’s basic needs.

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As the psychologist explains, a very basic learning pattern stands as the basis for the increasingly violent nature of cinema.

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A psychologist explains why those equipped with a strong novelty-seeking gene tend to exhibit unconventional thinking—something that is clear as much in street criminals as scientists.

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Since the days of hunting and gathering, males have been hardwired to seek out novelty and risk. Yet in today’s society, this trait often proves fatal.