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Abigail Marsh: Are We Wired To Be Altruistic?

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Cheryl Steed: Can Altruism Be Learned?

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Modern psychology shows that we all have a little bit of Narcissus in us. Most of us like people who remind us of ourselves — whether that is someone else with the same name or the same birthday. Renee Klahr hide caption

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Orangutan Moms Are The Primate Champs Of Breast-Feeding

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Total Failure: When The Space Shuttle Didn't Come Home

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Advice For Your Dinner Party Stories: Keep It Familiar

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After 23 years, Cameron Cook (left) is leaving the service. Jarrad Turner (right) left in 2010. Courtesy of Cameron Cook/Courtesy of Jarrad Turner hide caption

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Advice From A Vet On The 'Rude Awakening' Of Transition To Civilian Life

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Yawning May Promote Social Bonding Even Between Dogs And Humans

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The Power Of Genes, And The Line Between Biology And Destiny

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Thordis Elva And Tom Stranger: How Do You Move Forward After Sexual Violence?

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Elizabeth Lesser: Why Is It So Hard To Ask For — And Offer — Forgiveness?

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Sue Klebold: When Your Son Does The Unthinkable, Can You Forgive Him And Yourself?

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