Susan Pinker

Susan Pinker

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Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Susan Pinker is a developmental psychologist who writes about social science.

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“Few see looking after others as therapeutic for the person who does the caretaking, or consider community involvement as therapeutic as drugs. Yet there is mounting evidence that a rich network of face-to-face relationships creates a biological force field against disease.”
Susan Pinker, The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter

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