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How did COVID warp our sense of time? It's a matter of perception

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We're tethered to our brothers and sisters as adults far longer than we are as children; our sibling relationships, in fact, are the longest-lasting family ties we have. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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After a long history of civil war and corruption, many Liberians didn't trust their government's attempts to control Ebola. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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To tame your anger, it may help to take time to observe and name it. Ariel Davis for NPR hide caption

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Got Anger? Try Naming It To Tame It

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"Compassion is contagious," Professor Scott Plous says. "We talk about paying it forward; the idea that if you do something good for another person [...] it sets off a kind of chain reaction." Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption

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Mourners comfort each other Thursday during a vigil at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza for the victims of the mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Another Mass Shooting? 'Compassion Fatigue' Is A Natural Reaction

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Why are some warnings heard, while others are ignored? Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Northern California's River Fire tore through a canyon near the town of Lakeport early last week, filling orange-tinged skies with smoke for miles around. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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California Wildfires Reignite Old Trauma For Survivors Of Last Year's Blazes

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After a long history of civil war and corruption, many Liberians didn't trust their government's attempts to control Ebola. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Panic! What We Can Learn From Chaos

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The idea behind "Musekeweya", or the New Dawn, is to do the opposite of what the government's notorious "hate radio" did 20 years ago as it stoked ethnic hatred during the genocide carried out by Hutu extremists. Stephanie Aglietti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Romeo & Juliet In Kigali: How A Soap Opera Sought To Change Behavior In Rwanda

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After a long history of civil war and corruption, many Liberians didn't trust their government's attempts to control Ebola. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio Replay: Don't Panic!

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Why We Can't Shake Life's 'Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda' Moments

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A Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police officer wears a camera during a news conference in 2014. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Hunt Hard Evidence On How Cop Cameras Affect Behavior

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An early draft of Card III in Hermann Rorschach's psychological test. Archiv und Sammlung Hermann Rorschach, University Library of Bern hide caption

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How Hermann Rorschach's 'Inkblots' Took On A Life Of Their Own

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