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In an infamous series of experiments first conducted in the 1960s, Stanley Milgram, a social psychologist, asked study participants to deliver painful electric shocks to other...

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‘Alternative facts’: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Distorted Reality

The phrase "alternative facts" has recently made the news in a political context, but psychiatrists like me are already intimately acquainted with the concept...

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Why Driving in New York City is Worth It

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Why Driving in New York City is Worth It

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