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World happiness expert Richard Layard explains why policymakers need to focus on improving mental health and human relationships, not just…
Faced with a challenge that requires a global response, humans cling more tightly to their clan.
Robert Sapolsky reveals the biological basis for our most unfortunate traits—and insists change is possible.
In the wake of a mass shooting in Florida, students are taking action on gun control. How can educators respond?
New research argues feelings of disillusionment prompt people to take more extreme positions.
Norwegian Parliament representative Per Espen Stoknes explains how to reframe discussions of climate change so that we feel inspired to act.
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