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Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression
Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression
Researchers propose that the method could be used to rein in violence.
Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression
Brain Stimulation Reduces Feelings of Aggression

Researchers propose that the method could be used to rein in violence.

Researchers propose that the method could be used to rein in violence.

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Bullets and Ballots
Bullets and Ballots
Bob Grant | May 1, 2018
Researching the rare, but all-too-common, disease of gun violence in America will take a concerted political effort.
Adolescent Psychiatrist Beatrix Hamburg Dies
Adolescent Psychiatrist Beatrix Hamburg Dies
Ashley Yeager | Apr 20, 2018
A champion of peer counseling and a barrier-breaker for black women, she passed away after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Book Excerpt from <em>Behave</em>
Book Excerpt from Behave
Robert Sapolsky | May 31, 2017
In the book’s introduction, author and neuroendocrinologist Robert Sapolsky explains his fascination with the biology of violence and other dark parts of human behavior.
Shift in Animal Research-Related Attacks
Shift in Animal Research-Related Attacks
Kerry Grens | Mar 13, 2014
Animal rights extremists have more recently targeted individuals, rather than the universities they work for, according to a new report.  
Climate Change and Violence
Climate Change and Violence
Ed Yong | Aug 1, 2013
An analysis of 60 studies finds that warmer temperatures and extreme rainfall lead to a rise in violence.
Getting Psychopaths to Empathize
Getting Psychopaths to Empathize
Kate Yandell | Jul 25, 2013
Feeling for other people may not come naturally to psychopaths, but they could be capable of putting themselves in others’ shoes.
More Polio Vaccine Violence
More Polio Vaccine Violence
Jef Akst | Dec 20, 2012
Just three days after five people involved in the polio vaccine effort in Pakistan were shot by unidentified assailants, three more are killed.
Vaccines Workers Killed in Pakistan
Vaccines Workers Killed in Pakistan
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 19, 2012
Five workers at anti-polio campaigns were shot at close range this week, creating a major setback for efforts to prevent the crippling disease.
Climate Stirs Civil Conflict
Jef Akst | Aug 26, 2011
Civil unrest is twice as likely during warm El Niño years.