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Olutosin Oduwole at his home in New Jersey in 2016. Shankar Vedantam /NPR hide caption

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In the 1960s, demographers warned that we were on track for a global population explosion. That's not exactly what happened. moodboard - Mike Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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Looking Back: Reflecting On The Past To Understand The Present

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Psychologists say we often have a hard time recognizing how much pressure we put on other people when we ask them for something. Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop hide caption

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Anthropologist David Graeber says there's a perverse logic that has allowed pointless jobs to proliferate in many workplaces. Yang Liu/Getty Images hide caption

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Death And The Great Beyond: How We Grapple With The Idea Of Dying

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