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How Your Brain Responds to Inequality

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This is a modified excerpt from Inside Your Head 🧠, a weekly newsletter exploring why your brain makes you think, feel, and act the way you do, written by me, Elemental’s senior writer and a former brain scientist. Subscribe here so you won’t miss the next one.

Of all the brain-exploding aspects of These Times, the thing that infuriates me the most is the unfairness of it all: who suffers…

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Dana G Smith

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