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Bianca Lorenz

 

Bianca Lorenz is a student at UC Berkeley and a research assistant at the Greater Good Science Center.

 
 
  

Stories by Bianca Lorenz

An albino rat prepares to help a trapped black-hooded companion.

Articles: Are Rats Born Racist?

By Bianca Lorenz | March 26, 2014

The answer is no, according to a new study. Social contact matters more than genetics in determining who gets help and who doesn't.

 

Articles: How Bullied Children Grow into Wounded Adults

By Bianca Lorenz | December 19, 2013

A new longitudinal study finds children are affected by bullying throughout their lives—and reveals that even perpetrators can struggle as adults.

 

Articles: Self-Compassion for Freshmen

By Bianca Lorenz | October 8, 2013

A recent study suggests that when new college students are kind to themselves, they're less likely to suffer from homesickness.

 

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