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Many of us are connected some way, somehow. Arthimedes/Shutterstock.com

Our world is getting smaller

Social networks connecting us through kinship and friendship are often small. This can often lead to surprising points of connection between two people who do not know each other.
Peter Sarsgaard stars as the psychologist Stanley Milgram in the new film The Experimenter. BB Film Productions

Milgram was wrong: we don’t obey authority, but we do love drama

Why have the landmark psychology experiments of the post-war era proved so enduring? Designed as dramas about human behaviour, experimenters drew on theatrical techniques and tailored their results for…

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